Padavan Sponsoring Mobile Mammography Screenings On April 10

Frank Padavan

March 19, 2010

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.