8 places to get low-cost or free mammograms
Women over 40 years old should get a mammogram, an X-ray of the breast tissue, every one to two years, according to American Cancer Society
The Affordable Care Act requires many health plans to cover mammograms for women over age 40, but if you don’t have private insurance, you can still get mammograms.
Below are some of the places where you can find low-cost or free breast cancer screening centers near you:
The CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program provides screenings and diagnostic services to low-income, uninsured and underinsured women. Find a location here.
Note on COVID-19 pandemic:
If you have warning signs of breast cancer, it’s important to see a doctor, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health officials urge patients to not put off seeing a doctor if you notice a change in your breast or underarm area.