Because early detection saves lives, Council Member Letitia James has joined with The American-Italian Cancer Foundation to bring a Mobile Mammography vehicle to Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
Look for the Mobile Mammography Van at:
The office of Council Member Letitia James
67 Hanson Place, Brooklyn
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
FOR THOSE INTERESTED, AN APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY. Please make an appointment between the hours of 12noon and 6pm by calling 1-800-453-8378 EXT 1.
-These services are provided ESPECIALLY for women aged 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months, as well as women who do not have regular access to mammography services. If you have Medicare, Medicaid, or other health insurance, you must bring your card with you on the day of your appointment.
-For women without health insurance, services will be paid for by the Screening Partnerships of the New York State Cancer Services Program (NYS-CSP) or through generous contributions by the American-Italian Cancer Foundation's donors. For women with health insurance, the insurance will be billed for services. However, women will not be charged a co-pay and will not receive a bill.
-Mammograms are performed by a certified, licensed mammography technologist in conjunction with the Multi-Diagnostic Services (MDS).