Mobile Mammogram Coming To Croton May 5
Fremont, Mich- Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial will bring a mobile mammogram unit to Croton Township on May 5 in an effort to encourage women to get screened for breast cancer, especially women in the Croton area who may face challenges getting to the hospital in Fremont.
A service of Spectrum Health Betty Ford Breast Care Services, the mobile unit will be parked at the location of the former Independent Bank, 7389 South Croton Hardy Drive from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Because the mobile unit can take a limited number of patients, women are asked to make an appointment to reserve a spot, by calling 616.774.7998, option 1. Walk-ins will be accepted if space is available. Women who schedule appointments are asked to bring insurance information.
Free mammograms will be available for uninsured or under-insured women. For women who want to see if they qualify, call 616.486.6050.
Breast cancer will affect one in eight women during her lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. When detected early, breast cancer can be treated and cured. The American Cancer Society recommends women 40 years and older have a mammogram once a year.