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CLARA mobile mammography unit in Blanc-Sablon from October 6 to 21, 2023

The CLARA mobile mammography unit will be back in Blanc-Sablon from October 6 to 21, 2023. CLARA is a bus fitted with a mammography X-ray system operated by the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) as part of the Québec Breast Cancer Screening Program (PQDCS).

Women eligible to the program on the Lower North Shore will receive an invitation letter in the mail in the coming days. These women are invited to use the contact information in the letter to make an appointment no later than September 22nd .

The PQDCS invites women aged 50 to 69 to have a mammogram every two years. A mammogram is the only screening exam that can reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer.

For more information on the PQDCS, visit

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