But with early detection, the disease is treatable. Increase your chance of detecting breast cancer early with a mammogram.
For early detection of breast cancer in most women, the MedStar Health Cancer Network recommends:
Read below to see if you qualify for a no cost mammogram at one of MedStar Health's participating Baltimore locations.
During the annual Think Pink Housecalls event with WMAR /Channel 2, Linda Wieczynski, RN, MSN, Clinical Coordinator at MedStar Harbor Hospital discusses the importance of early detection through annual mammograms. No-cost screenings are available at MedStar Harbor Hospital and MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital.
Some women – because of their family history, a genetic mutation, or certain other factors – are at high risk for breast cancer and should be screened earlier, more frequently or with additional tests. If you think you may fall into this category, talk with your health care provider for recommendations.
You can also call us to arrange a free consultation with our certified genetic counselor, Emily Kuchinsky, MS, CGC.
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Mammogram program is supported by the Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.