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Mobile Mammography Screenings

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Upstate University Hospital’s Mammography Van to visit Cape Vincent on August 22nd

Upstate University Hospital Mammography Van will visit the Cape Vincent Community Library at 157 North Real Street in Cape Vincent on Thursday, August 22, 2024. Breast cancer screenings will be available between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 To schedule an appointment for a mammogram with the van, women should call 315-464-2588. Appointments can also be requested online at: https://www.upstate.edu/noexcuses. Appointments are recommended for women who want to get a mammogram in order to ensure they will be seen that day.

To be eligible for a mammogram on the van, women should be 40 years and older; not have had a mammogram in the past 12 months; and not be experiencing breast problems.

The mobile mammography program was started through New York State’s “Get Screened, No Excuses” Breast Cancer Initiative, and continues with the support of Upstate University Hospital. The program aim is to get rid of obstacles to breast cancer screening for women in New York. The average rate for screening mammography in New York is 81 percent. 

The mammography van is equipped with a state-of-the art 3D digital mammogram system, private exam room, dressing rooms and a waiting room.

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women, effecting one in 8 women.  It’s also one of the most treatable cancers when detected early. Mammograms—x-rays of the breasts—are the most effective screening procedure for the early signs of breast cancer.

For information, contact: Wendy Hunt at 315-492-3353.

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Cape Vincent Community Library
157 North Real Street
Cape Vincent, NY 13618 United States
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Phone
315-654-2132