You Can Afford a Mammogram
Early detection gives a women her best chance of surviving breast cancer. Yearly mammograms are key to finding cancer in its earliest stages.
The Mammogram Voucher Program provides mammograms and follow-up diagnostic services to underinsured and uninsured women and men in Central and Western Pennsylvania who qualify for:
- Screening Mammograms
- Diagnostic Mammograms
- Breast Sonograms
- Clinical Examination of the Breast
- Needle Aspirations and Biopsies
- Surgical Consultation
You may be eligible for the services listed above if you have no insurance or if you cannot meet your insurance co-pays or deductibles. Those who are symptomatic or have a close relative (mother, sister, daughter) diagnosed as having premenopausal breast cancer, may qualify for services through this program. You must reside in Central or Western Pennsylvania.
To see if you qualify, call 1-888-MVP-0505.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines*
Women ages 20-39 should get an annual clinical breast exam and gynecological exam.*
Women age 40 and older should have an annual clinical breast exam, mammogram and gynecological exam.*
* Women should consult with their health care provider to determine when to begin Pap tests and how often to have one. Women with a family history of breast cancer or who notice unusual symptoms may been to begin annual mammograms at an earlier age. All women should discuss their own individual needs with their health care provider.
For more information or to find a screening location near you.
- Call PA Department of Human Services HealthyWoman Program at 1-800-215-7494
- UPMC Hamot Bayview Breast Care
- Breast Care and Mammography at Saint Vincent Hospital
The Mammogram Voucher Program is funded by a grant from the Pittsburgh Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.