Purpose

Early detection of breast cancer can save lives!


 


NO-COST MAMMOGRAMS Sponsored by Senator Joe Addabbo and the American Italian Cancer Foundation


 


Look for the Mobile Mammography Van at:


 


Glenridge Senior Center


5903 Summerfield Street, Ridgewood


Saturday, May 8, 2010


 


AN APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY


 


Call 1-800-453-8378 EXT. 1


 


Coordinated by:


 


Medical services provided by:


Multi-Diagnostic Services, Inc.


Eligibility Criteria:


Women age 40 and older.


No mammogram in the past 12 months.


•Professional medical services from Multi-Diagnostic Services, Inc. (MDS):


•Mammogram performed by a certified, licensed mammography technologist.


•Clinical breast exam and instruction in breast self-exam by a trained professional.


•Radiological interpretations performed by Board Certified Radiologists.


•For more information about MDS, please call 800-453-TEST (8378).


•Your results will be sent to you and/or your doctor within 10 business days.


 


If you would like the results sent to your doctor, please provide MDS with


his or her full name and address.


 


•Comparison radiological studies are important. If you provide MDS with


previous mammogram films, this comparison will be performed. In some


cases, it can eliminate the need for additional testing.


•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 more information about the NYS CSP,


please call 866-442-CANCER (2262).


•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.


On the day of your visit:


•We recommend that you wear a two-piece outfit.


•Please do not use any oil, powder, deodorant, or perfume in the breast,


underarm or chest area.


•If you have Medicare, Medicaid or other health insurance, you must


bring your card with you.


 


AN APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY


Call 1-800-453-8378 EXT. 1