In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Channel 9 compiled a list of community programs available to help people who are uninsured or underinsured receive free or reduced cost mammograms. No physician prescription is needed if you are 40 or over. If you are under 40, a physician prescription is required. Click here to make an appointment and for more information. Click here for application information.
Where free or reduced cost mammograms are available in Central Florida
Florida Free Mammograms
Every year, more than , women in the U. Unfortunately, many women in Central Florida will forgo this important annual screening because they lack health insurance. Annual mammogram screenings can detect breast cancer early and help reduce breast cancer mortality. To schedule an appointment call or online here.
Nonprofit helps Central Florida women get — and donate — mammograms
Each year, breast cancer claims the lives of those we love. However, when it's detected early, at a localized stage, the survival rate is 98 percent. For women, the most important screening test for breast cancer is an annual mammogram — a special X-ray of the breast. While recommendations can vary, Baptist Health South Florida supports annual mammograms for women at average risk starting at age
The Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program at DOH-Lee provides no-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings, including mammograms, pap smears, pelvic exams and clinical breast exams, to women who are 50 to 64 years of age, low-income and uninsured. Once we receive your completed application, we will call you to let you know if you qualify and to make your first appointment. When you become part of our program, we will schedule and authorize payment for all your appointments for breast and cervical cancer screenings and other related tests if needed for one year.