DEACONESS MOBILE BREAST CENTER - Screening Mammograms on the Go!

Deaconess Breast Center - Screening Mammograms on the Go!

The "First" UMW Ladies Group is sponsoring this special event to "ALL" Ladies in the surrounding Community......

WHAT:  Deaconess Breast Services - Mobile Breast Coach

WHEN:  Wednesday, August 29th - 8:00am to 1:00pm
(For Mammogram Screening)

WHERE:  First United Methodist Church 
                601 Main Street,
(North parking lot)
                Mount Vernon, IN 

Eligibility Requirements for Annual Mammograms on the Mobile Coach:

Must be a woman age 40 or older.  A physician referral is not required but you must have a physician for reporting purposes.

* Must be one year since your last mammogram.

 Must not be pregnant or breastfeeding.

*  No new breast lumps or concerns.  Patients should promptly contact their physician for evaluation if experiencing breast problems.

*  Must be able to go up and down stairs to enter and exit the coach.


Helpful Information About Your Mammogram:

*  Do not use powder or deodorant in the underarm area or on your breasts.  This could create a misleading examination result.  You will be asked to undress from the waist up for the mammogram, so it may be more comfortable to wear slacks or a skirt, rather than a dress.

*  To protect your privacy and comfort, a professional team consists of women only operate the mobile breast center.  A female technologist will take a brief history prior to the exam.  The entire process usually takes about 15 minutes.

*  After your mammogram has been reviewed by a radiologist, your personal doctor will received a report of the findings and your results will be available in your MyChart account and mailed to your home address.  If you don't have a MyChart account, please ask the technologist for more information.

Cost and Financial Assistance

An annual screening mammogram is covered by most insurance companies.  For your convenience, we will file a claim with your insurance provider on your behalf.  if you do not have insurance you can still receive a screening - thanks to dedicated grants and other fundraising efforts.