Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Free Mammograms On Roosevelt Island Saturday April 18, Appointment Necessary

Image of Mobile Mammogram Van from RIOC

RIOC announced:
Free Mammograms

Early detection of breast cancer can save lives.
When :Saturday, April 18th 8am -5pm
Where :Look for the Mobile Mammography van at: Church of the Good Shepherd Plaza 543 Main Street
This is an appointment-based program.
Please schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-453-8378 Ext# 6
To all wives, moms, daughters, grandmother, sisters, and aunts, please get a mammogram breast exam for yourself and family. Some more information is available here on fighting breast cancer from the Susan G Komen Foundation.

Great work by RIOC in providing such a valuable public health service. I wonder if the Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering hospitals, which have such a large residential presence on Roosevelt Island, are helping out?