Mobile Mammography Coach
St. Vincent’s Digital Mammography Coach is a state-of-the-art mobile mammography unit that regularly tours Fairfield and New Haven Counties, offering women the superior mammography comfort, convenience and technology where they work and live.
To book an appointment, call (203) 576-5500.
Educating Women Across Connecticut
St. Vincent’s Mobile Mammography Screening and Education program is committed to providing high quality mammograms and educational information on breast health to women in the community, in order to improve access to for this life-saving exam. The Digital Mobile Mammography Coach is equipped with the G.E Senographe Essential Mammography unit, which offers swift and optimal image capturing, and faster time between exposures. The coach is also equipped with a comfortable waiting area, exam room and two changing rooms with a beautiful interior that provides privacy.
Convenience and Access
Exams take about 15 minutes and are provided by a registered mammography technologist and read by board certified radiologist. The Mammography Coach travels and screens patients throughout the Fairfield and New Haven Counties at various locations such as churches, health fairs, clinics, senior centers and corporations.
Mammograms are free for those who do not have health insurance or who are struggling financially and qualify for assistance. Most major insurances are accepted. Appointments are preferred.
Major funding for the Mobile Mammography unit has been provided by the St. Vincent's SWIM Across the Sound Breast Cancer Luncheon and the Connecticut Challenge, a non-competitive bike ride that raises funds for cancer survivors. The CT Challenge and the SWIM have partnered to create the second cancer survivorship program in the state and will use the Mobile Coach as a resource center for survivor education and information distribution. The SWIM's breast cancer screening services are also supported by grants from the Connecticut Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, The Breast Cancer Alliance, Pink Aid, the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Near and Far Aid.
To schedule an appointment or to find out when the mobile mammography unit will be in your area, call St. Vincent's Breast Health Center at (203) 576-5501. To schedule a screening site for your office, community center, school or church, call the Mobile Mammography Coordinator at (203) 576-5505. Read more about this St. Vincent's program and other diagnostic and health screening services by clicking here.
To contact St. Vincent's Breast Health Center, call (203) 576-5500.