Tag Archives: Mammograms

County Executive Ryan McMahon Recognizes October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A press release from County Executive Ryan McMahon: SYRACUSE, N.Y. – County Executive J. Ryan McMahon, II recognized October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among United States women, no matter your race or ethnicity. Many things affect a person’s chance of getting breast cancer, these are called… Read more >

FREE Mammograms Are Available

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer among United States women, no matter your race or ethnicity. Many things affect a person’s chance of getting breast cancer, these are called risk factors. Some risk factors cannot be controlled and include being a woman, getting older, having dense breasts,… Read more >

“Love Yourself” With a FREE Mammogram

The very successful “Love Yourself” campaign is back for February 2016! Love yourself and get your mammogram today! Free mammograms are available for women without health insurance through the Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP). Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in American women according to the American Cancer Society. Breast cancers that… Read more >

Recognizing the Women of “Celebrating Survivors: A Traveling Road Show”

By Indu Gupta, Commissioner of Health Contributing Author: Jenny Dickinson, Cancer Services Program Coordinator On October 15th, the Onondaga County Cancer Services Program had the honor of thanking seven local breast cancer survivors for taking part in “Celebrating Survivors: A Traveling Roadshow”. The posters traveled over a 6 week period to 16 locations throughout Onondaga… Read more >

FREE Mammograms For Women Without Health Insurance

When was your last mammogram? On October 19th celebrate National Mammography Day by scheduling your mammogram! Women between the ages of 40 and 64 who do not have health insurance may qualify for a free breast exam, mammogram, and Pap test through the Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP). If you are an uninsured woman… Read more >

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Date of Release: January 3, 2012                     For Further Information Please Call:                                                                                                 Emily Young                                                                                                 Public Health Educator                                                                                                 435-3280 January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month   The Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP) offers free Pap tests for women ages 40 and older who do not have health insurance. Some women may believe they do not need regular… Read more >