Newport Hospital offers mammograms to uninsured, underinsured women

NEWPORT – Newport Hospital is offering free screening mammograms and breast exams to uninsured and underinsured Rhode Island women, with exams to be given this Saturday, Oct. 23, from 8 to 11 a.m. and appointments for a free mammogram to be made at that time. To qualify, patients must be Rhode Island residents, at least…

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  1. Detecting breast cancer early, increase the possibility of getting effective treatment before the disease spread widely. Mammogram screening is quite crucial which is like an X-ray of tissues inside the breast. It is used to find a small cancer, however, many doctors has lots of doubt in conventional mammography results. They not consider it perfect, but now with the arrival of 3D mammography invented by Hologic present at the false issues of results have overcome. It is essential for a woman in their 40s to have mammograms every year.