Montefiore in the News
Montefiore Medical Center Offers Free Women's Health Screenings on Oct. 3
- September 24, 2009
- Screening Event Offered to All Women in the Community
WHAT: Montefiore Medical Center joins Latinas Fighting Breast Cancer in offering medical screenings and information for women at a special women's health event. The event, the Second Annual Dr. Edward S. Greenwald Women's Health Screening, is named in honor of the late Montefiore oncologist Dr. Edward Greenwald, who for years served as chairman of the medical center's First Saturday in October screening.
This year's screening event is open to all women in the community, including those without insurance, and will provide:
Breast exams and Pap smears for women 18 and older
Mammograms for women 40 and older
Health education information concerning women's health issues
Free education on how to perform breast self-examination
All services will be provided free of charge for women without insurance. Co-pays will apply the day of the event for women with insurance.
WHEN: Saturday, October 3, 2009 8 a.m.-2 p.m. WHERE: Montefiore Medical Center Greene Medical Arts Pavilion 3400 Bainbridge Avenue -- Lower Level (Imaging Center) Bronx, NY 10467
To pre-register and for more information, please call (718) 920-7523.