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"Love Yourself" With a FREE Mammogram
February 01, 2016

The very successful “Love Yourself” campaign is back for February 2016! Love yourself and get your mammogram today! Free mammograms are available for women without health insurance through the Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP). Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in American women according to the American Cancer Society. Breast cancers that are detected early, during routine screening exams, tend to be smaller and have better treatment outcomes.

Through the “Love Yourself” campaign, the CSP is reminding you that the best way to find breast cancer early is by having routine mammograms. Screening guidelines recommend that women aged 50 to 74 have a mammogram every two years. Women aged 40 to 49 are encouraged to discuss their need for mammography screening with their healthcare provider. This special campaign is a partnership between the Onondaga County Health Department, local physicians, and community partners to encourage routine screening for breast cancer.


Free breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screenings are available year round for eligible women and men who do not have health insurance. Women aged 40 to 64 may qualify for a free clinical breast exam, Pap test, and/or mammogram. In addition, men and women aged 50 to 64 may qualify for free colorectal cancer screening. Call 435-3653 today to begin your registration or register online by visiting the CSP website at ongov.net/health/cancerscreening.html.



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