The following are events in support of the prevention and treatment of breast cancer in women in our area, commemorating this year’s Mother’s Day.
Metropolitan Hospital’s Mother’s Day Mammogram campaign dates are: Tuesday, May 4; Thursday, May 13; Saturday, May 15; and Saturday, May 22. Screenings will be available from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm each of those days. Staff from the outreach unit and radiology department will be tabling in the hotel lobby, providing information on mammograms and breast health.
Metropolitan Hospital and Musical Connections, a program of The Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall, will host a free special Mother’s Day concert featuring James Shipp, Nos Novo and vocalist Becca Stevens May 13 at 12:30 PM in the 6th Floor Auditorium. Tours of the Women’s Imaging Center and access to mammograms at low or no cost will be offered. All are welcome. The address is 1901 First Avenue, Manhattan, NY.
Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx are partnering with the American Cancer Society to do tabling in the lobbies. There will be educational materials available and registration for the ACS Cancer Services Program, which offers mammograms, breast exams and pap tests at no charge for eligible uninsured women. Days are as follows:
In the Atrium at Jacobi Medical Center:
May 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th
1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY
In the Lobby of North Central Bronx Hospital:
May 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th.
3424 Kossuth Avenue, Bronx, NY
Gouverneur Healthcare Services will offer free or low cost screening mammograms and schedule appointments for participants Monday, May 10th, Wednesday, May 12th and Thursday, May 13th between the hours of 9:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.. Breast exams will also be available either the same day or by appointment. Health education materials will also be provided. The address is 227 Madison Avenue, , Manhattan, NY.
The Coney Island Hospital will have a table with educational brochures and displays for the Mother’s Day Mammogram campaign on Friday, May 7th from 10:00 .am. – 3:00p.m. in the Out Patient Department Lobby. Appointments for low or no cost mammograms will be made. Please call 2601 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY.