One of the most important things a woman can do for her health is to get a yearly mammogram to screen for breast cancer. Getting these regular checks could be the action that saves your life.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and many places are offering great deals on affordable mammogram screenings. Here are the best deals in the Birmingham, Gadsden and Pell City in Alabama to get your breast cancer screenings.
St. Vincent‘s East Hospital
50 Medical Park East Drive
Birmingham, AL 35235
St. Vincent’s East Hospital is offering affordable mammograms for $99 for the month of October. The regular price is $150. This does include the radiology reading for the mammogram as well. The Birmingham Radiological Group is at the hospital in room 162 and is open from 8AM to 4:30PM. Call their number directly at: (205) 838-3134.
600 S 3rd St
Gadsden, AL 35901-5304
Riverview Regional Hospital is offering the best deal for affordable mammograms right now. For the month of October, they are doing the mammograms for $80 total which also includes the radiologist reading of the mammogram.
St. Vincent‘s St. Clair Hospital
2805 Dr. John Haynes Drive
Pell City, AL 35125
St. Vincent’s St. Clair Hospital is offering mammograms for $99 for the month of October. However, that doesn’t include the radiology reading which they send off to Birmingham to be examined. You also need to go to your regular doctor first to get a doctor’s order at the hospital to get the mammogram done at this hospital. However, if you had a mammogram here last year, you don’t need the doctor’s order for this year.
Getting a mammogram is the smartest choice you can make in screening for breast cancer. With affordable mammograms being offered in the month of October for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you really have no reason not to take this very important step for your health.
Besides getting the mammogram exam each year, there are other important breast cancer prevention tips you can use throughout the year to help lower your risks of getting breast cancer are also pretty easy to do. The Mayo Clinic suggests limiting alcohol to less than one drink a day, maintaining a healthy weight, stay physically active and get regular exercise and limit the amount of fat in your diet.