Hospital offering free mammograms June 27 to eligible women

June 01, 2015

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut will offer free screening mammograms and clinical breast exams to eligible women Saturday, June 27, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Comprehensive Breast Health Center, 201 North Mountain Rd., Plainville.

At the screening a breast radiologist, breast surgeon and breast navigator will be on hand to answer questions and concerns. Polish and Spanish translators will also be available. A preliminary report will be provided on examination day.

Women who are eligible for the free screening must meet the following criteria:

  • are age 40 or older and have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months;
  • have no insurance or insurance with a very high deductible;
  • have no breast cancer history, current symptoms or breast problems.

Women are also welcome to receive free chair and hand massages. Light refreshments will be provided.

This free screening is sponsored by the Charlotte Johnson Hollfelder Foundation and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Space is limited and an appointment is necessary. To register, call 860.827.4171.