Mobile mammogram unit brings the clinic to you

Local News

TAYLORSVILLE (ABC4 News) – Intermountain Healthcare launched a mobile mammography unit Friday aimed at dramatically increasing Utah women’s access to breast cancer screenings.

Utah consistently ranks near the last in the country in the number of women who take advantage of pre-cancer screenings like mammograms, though 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lives.

Doctors say early diagnosis is the key because in its early stages, breast cancer is completely treatable.

The new mobile mammography unit plus extended hours at some brick and mortar clinics will add 20,000 screening appointments a year, according to Intermountain.

To schedule an appointment or to bring the big pink clinic to your organization, click here.

WHAT OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON:

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

John Legend PSA

Thumbnail for the video titled "John Legend PSA"

Latest News Videos

The rising cost of insulin

Thumbnail for the video titled "The rising cost of insulin"

St. George K-9 “Emma” helps Arizona deputies confiscate 300 pounds of drugs on I-15

Thumbnail for the video titled "St. George K-9 “Emma” helps Arizona deputies confiscate 300 pounds of drugs on I-15"

Video: Inmate punches Hillsborough deputy in the face

Thumbnail for the video titled "Video: Inmate punches Hillsborough deputy in the face"

Gun-rights advocates pick-up trash after protesting peacefully in Richmond

Thumbnail for the video titled "Gun-rights advocates pick-up trash after protesting peacefully in Richmond"

Girl Scout cookie season kicks off this Saturday across Connecticut

Thumbnail for the video titled "Girl Scout cookie season kicks off this Saturday across Connecticut"

Neighbors share sadness after baby's body is found in North Las Vegas dumpster

Thumbnail for the video titled "Neighbors share sadness after baby's body is found in North Las Vegas dumpster"
More Video News

Don't Miss