“Offering this Mammo Monday special is a way the hospital recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” said Larry Harris, director of imaging services for Citizens Baptist. “The Mammo Monday special makes it more affordable for women without insurance to get their initial mammogram.
“We hope this program will encourage women to be proactive in their breast health,” Harris said. “With mammography, women can detect breast tumors up to two years before they can be felt in a self-examination, according to the American College of Radiology.”
Additionally, the American Cancer Society recommends that women over the age of 40 have a mammogram each year. Harris said patients do not need a physician referral to have the screening mammogram performed. The Citizens Baptist Mammography department offers women fast, comfortable and accurate breast cancer diagnosis using the latest technology in digital mammography.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call the Mammography Department at 256-761-4618.
Citizens Baptist Medical Center is a 122-bed acute care facility in Talladega with more than 300 employees. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of clinical services, including obstetrics/gynecology, cardiology, emergency services, home care, sleep service and a Senior Care Unit, in addition to specialized medical and surgical care. Citizens Baptist joined the health ministry of Baptist Health System in 1992 and serves North Talladega County.Ê