New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) announced today that he will once again be partnering with the American-Italian Cancer Foundation by providing no-cost mammography screenings for the residents of Northeast Queens on Saturday, April 10.
The Foundation’s mobile mammography will be outside of Senator Padavan’s District Office located at 89-39 Gettysburg Street in Bellerose. There are no-out-of-pocket expenses and no copays for both insured and uninsured women.
The screenings will takes place on the American-Italian Foundation’s fully contained mobile mammography van which includes modern equipment designed for breast cancer screenings. The screening program include professional services from Multi-Diagnostic Services, Inc. which includes clinical breast exam by trained professionals, mammogram performed by a certified x-ray technologist and radiological evaluations performed by a Board Certified Radiologist.
Women 40 and older and who have not had a mammography in the past year are eligible. Appointments are very limited and must be made in advance. All appointments will be made on a first come first serve basis. To schedule an appointment, please call Angela in Senator Padavan’s District Office at 718-343-0255.