Having no insurance is no excuse not to get a yearly mammogram if you are over 40 years old. Many hospitals, local health departments, clinics and organizations offer them for FREE or at reduced cost.
To find out how to get a low-cost or FREE mammogram in your area contact:
- The American Cancer Society: Click Here and enter your zip code into the blue box that says “Find resources in your area,” or call 1-800-ACS-2345.
- The National Cancer Institute: Click Here to get live online assistance, or call 800-4-CANCER and a representative will help you find local resources.
- The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program: Part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. this program provides breast and cervical cancer screenings and diagnostic services to low-income, uninsured and under-insured women. Click Here and go to the section titled “Find a screening provider.”
Good to Know
- Receive a FREE e-mail or text message reminder when it’s time for your annual mammogram from the College of American Pathologists. Click Here to register. It could save your life.