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Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer screening includes self-breast exam, clinical breast exam, and mammogram. Annual clinical breast exams and mammograms are covered for women 40 and older. Mammograms are sometimes covered for younger women based on family or personal history. Men identified with symptoms which may indicate breast cancer can receive diagnosis through the program.

If you have a family history, or have concerns about your risk, we encourage you to take advantage of this free screening event. Research has shown that African American women are 42 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women. African American women are more likely to present with a cancer diagnosis in ages younger than 40 and with more advanced stage breast cancer. Women 35 years or older can sign up for a baseline mammogram at this free event.

The Cancer Services Program of Monroe County, part of the URMC Center for Community Health & Prevention, covers the cost of cancer screenings for uninsured and underinsured men and women: mammograms, clinical breast exams, pelvic exams and pap tests, as well as at-home screening kits for colorectal cancer and colonoscopies.

2018 Free Screenings: Call 224.3070 to schedule your appointment

January 27, 2018

Rochester Regional Health Imaging, Alexander Park, 214 Alexander Street, Suite 1000

April 7, 2018

Borg & Ide Imaging, Clinton Crossings, 995 Senator Keating Blvd., Bldg. E, Suite 100

May 12, 2018

Elizabeth Wende Breast Clinic, 170 Sawgrass Dr

May 19, 2018

Rochester Regional Health Imaging, Medical Office Building, 1415 Portland Avenue, Suite 190

June 9, 2018

Rochester Regional Health Imaging, Bay Creek, 2000 Empire Boulevard, Suite 120

Cancer Services Program Breast Cancer Screening poster