Source: Cape May County Herald.com
The Atlantic Medical Imaging Foundation’s Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van has received a $22,000 donation from the Greate Bay Women’s Golf Association. The donation represents proceeds from the group’s Swing For A Cure golf tournament held in September of this year.
The Mobile Digital Mammography Van has provided thousands of screening examinations and educated women on the importance of early detection and breast self awareness since its inception in 1993. It has also provided financial support to patients who may have otherwise not had access to a screening mammography.
Originally launched in 1993, the van was replaced in 2007 with a brand new, state-of-the-art vehicle offering enhanced digital technology through a generous grant from the Ruth Newman Shapiro Cancer and Heart Fund.
The Van is one of only a handful of mobile mammography vans in the country, and only one of two in New Jersey.
The American Cancer Society recommends that women have yearly mammograms starting at age 40. The Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van offers women a screening mammogram in less than 30 minutes. Most forms of insurance are accepted, including Medicare and Medicaid.
The van is accredited by the American College of Radiology and the Food and Drug Administration, and is supported by a grants from the SGK Foundation. Additional financial support is provided by the Ruth Newman Shapiro Cancer Cancer & Heart Fund and the Atlantic Medical Imaging Foundation.
To schedule an appointment or for more information, call (609) 677-XRAY (9729), or visit http://amifoundation.net.