Breast Cancer Screening at Pickett Health Department
One in three breast cancer deaths can be prevented with early detection. Pickett County Health Department is providing that early detection for women in the community. Mammography screenings will be held at Pickett County Health Department on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Most insurances will be filed. Please bring insurance card and driver's license at time of service. For those who do not have insurance and would like to participate, the cost is $145, payable at time of service and this includes the Radiologist interpretation. We gladly accept cash, Visa or Mastercard. For more information or an appointment please call Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center at 1-800-456-8169, ext.1003
The Mobile Digital Mammography Coach of the Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center is certified by the FDA and accredited by the ACR - your best assurance of quality mammogram. Our clinical breast radiologists who specializes in breast imaging and are board certified, interpret the images.
Ages 40 and above need yearly mammograms. A good candidate for screening mammograms has no implants and is not having current breast problems, i.e. feeling a specific lump/pain or nipple discharge. A woman with these breast concerns needs a diagnostic appointment. Women under the age of 35 are also not good screening candidates and should be seen by their physician if they have any concerns.