SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY AT 2 LOCATIONS!
Rogers Clinic: August 24th, 2021 from 9:30 am to 3 pm
Eagan Clinic: August 27th, 2021 from 11:30 am to 5 pm
Mammo a-go-go is a mobile Mammography van that will be traveling to the Minnesota Laborers Health and Wellness Clinics giving women convenient access to the latest screening technology in a tranquil environment.
LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE
A mammogram is an X-ray of the breast that is used to look for breast cancer. Mammograms can find tumors that are too small for you or your doctor to feel. It can find cancer early, so that it can be treated.
Mammo a-go-go is a mobile unit with a mammogram machine inside.
A technologist specifically trained to perform mammograms. Following your screening, a doctor who specializes in evaluating X-rays will look at it.
Mammograms are recommended starting at age 40.
Yes. The mammogram uses X-rays (low-dose radiation) to see the inside of your breast.
Compression (flattening) of the breast tissue is needed to get the highest quality image. Compression is not dangerous to your breast. Any mild discomfort should be temporary.
Yes, your provider’s name can be added on your paperwork when scheduling, and we will send the results.
Yearly mammograms are recommended starting at age 40 and continuing for as long as a woman is in good health.
Your doctor will get results 7-10 days after your mammogram.
There is no preparation for a mammogram. If you have deodorant or lotion on around your armpit and breast area, we have special wipes to remove it. We also have single-use deodorant wipes, so you can reapply.
There is a patient lift to access the mobile unit. Please let your host or scheduler know you will need additional assistance.
Yes. There is state of the art climate control on the mobile unit.
You can sign up for an appointment with your host before the event.
Yes. There are two private changing rooms with lockable cabinets for your personal belongings.
You will receive a call from the staff at the Park Nicollet® Jane Brattain Breast Center to schedule a follow-up appointment.