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Montefiore Nyack Hospital Offers Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings For Underinsured or Uninsured Women in Rockland County

Nyack, N.Y. September 16, 2015 - On Friday October 9, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the Breast Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital will offer free breast exams, mammography, and if needed, pelvic exams with PAP tests for women ages 40 and over with no insurance or who are underinsured. The screening is funded by The Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen and the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Chronic Disease Control, Capital One Bank Mercedes Benz of Nanuet and Montefiore Nyack Hospital.

To register for a free breast screening, please call:

  • The Breast Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital at 845-348-8551
  • Spanish speaking assistance is available at 845-348-8582
  • Cancer Services Program of the Hudson Valley Region at 855-277-4482

Walk-ins are welcome but registration is strongly recommended. Refreshments are generously provided by New York State Senator David Carlucci. For more information on the importance of mammography, please visit our infographic on breast health.

The Breast Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital has once again been granted a three-year/Full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance. In addition, the Center has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).