Living a healthy life from an early age can help reduce your chances of getting breast cancer. Here is a list of good habits to develop and questions to ask your doctor:
Some women have signs and symptoms of breast cancer and some have none. Symptoms may include:
A mammogram is the best test for finding breast cancer early. It is a series of X-ray pictures of the breast that allow doctors to look for early signs of breast cancer.
We recommend that women aged 50 to 74 years old have a mammogram every two years. Women 40 to 49 and over 74 should talk to their doctor and decide whether to have breast cancer screening.
We make it easy and stress-free for you to get regular mammogram screenings. Here’s what you should know about the test:
If you are uninsured or underinsured, we can help. Hospitals that are part of the NYC Health + Hospitals health care system offer mammograms at little or no cost.* If you have no insurance, speak to one of our bi-lingual financial counselors to see if you qualify for financial assistance.
We offer breast cancer screening at most of our locations throughout New York City. Find a hospital or health center that is part of NYC Health + Hospitals near you to schedule your mammogram, or call one of the phone numbers listed below.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island
2601 Ocean Parkway
NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Cumberland
100 North Portland Avenue
NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, East New York
2094 Pitkin Avenue
NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County
451 Clarkson Avenue
NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi
1400 Pelham Parkway South
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln
234 East 149th Street
NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Morrisania
1225 Gerard Avenue
NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx
3424 Kossuth Avenue
NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Belvis
545 East 142nd Street
NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue
462 First Avenue
NYC Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur
227 Madison Street
NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem
506 Lenox Avenue
NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan
1901 First Avenue
NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst
NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens
82-68 164th Street
NYC Health + Hospitals/Sea View
460 Brielle Avenue
* If you have insurance, your insurance will be billed. You are responsible for paying any co-payments. Mammograms are provided based on the provider’s clinical assessment.