A women’s clinic will probably be offered Monday, April 30 at Sanctuary Service Center. This yr the clinic will have the ability to supply the digital mammogram. The following is info relating to “digital” mammograms.
Mammograms are X-ray pictures of the breast. The photographs may be captured on movie or saved immediately onto a pc (digital). Film and digital mammography are comparable of their capacity to seek out most cancers. Most facilities now use digital mammography.
Because digital photographs are seen on a pc, they are often lightened or darkened, and sure sections could be enlarged and seemed at extra intently. The capability to regulate photographs on a pc makes digital mammography extra correct than movie mammography for some women. In basic, digital mammography is best at discovering breast most cancers in women who
Are premenopausal or peri-menopausal
» Are beneath age 50
» Have dense breast tissue
For women who don’t fall in one of many above teams, movie and digital mammography are comparable of their means to seek out breast most cancers early. All women over the age of 40 are inspired to acquire a baseline mammogram. If you’re in a excessive danger class—mom, sister or grandmother has or had breast most cancers—please take the time to have a mammogram.
The cellular unit—DMXI Mobile Mammography from Boardman will settle for insurance coverage, Medicare, Medicaid, Region 6 Breast & Cervical Cancer Project funding, Susan B Komen/KCH and personal pay ($122.50) If you haven’t had a mammogram within the final yr, now is an ideal time to schedule for this necessary preventive screening. To schedule your mammogram, please contact Sanctuary Service Center at 740-599-7224. Special notice: in case you have had breast discount or enlargement or a earlier lumpectomy, the cellular unit will be unable to do the screening.
In addition to mammograms, KnoHoCo Women’s Health will probably be scheduling for pap screenings and medical breast exams the identical day. All women over age 21 ought to have a yearly pap screening. Pap Screenings are the primary hyperlink to preventive uterine most cancers and different health issues associated to women’s reproductive health. This is a wonderful alternative to have 2 necessary screenings at the identical location the identical day. Most insurance coverage will cowl each screenings. The charge for the pap and breast examination is $40. Financial help is out there in case you are not coated by insurance coverage, not eligible for Region 5 or unable to non-public pay.
These screenings are open to all residents. You might have each screenings at the one location or choose only one. Please contact The Sanctuary Service Center to schedule or extra info (740-599-7224)