OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma women with little or no insurance will have access to no-cost mobile mammograms funded by OU Women's Basketball, Sooner Stilettos and Stephenson Cancer Center at OU Medicine.
The Breast Health Network at OU Medicine will provide no-cost mammograms to uninsured women in Cleveland County on Wednesday, February 19. Women, aged 40 and older, who have not had a mammogram in the past year and reside in Cleveland County, are invited to participate in the event, whether they have insurance or not, with priority given to those without insurance.
The mammograms will be conducted in a Breast Health Network mobile mammography unit, which will be stationed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Lloyd Noble Center on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman.
Limited appointments are available and can be reserved by calling (800) 422-4626, ext. 49760. Transportation, translation and child care services are available if requested when scheduling the appointment. For insured women, Medicaid, Medicare and other health insurance can be accepted.
STEPHENSON CANCER CENTER
Stephenson Cancer Center at OU Medicine ranks in the Top 50 in the nation for cancer care in the 2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings. As Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center, Stephenson Cancer Center is one of the nation’s elite centers, representing the top 2% of cancer centers in the country. It is the largest and most comprehensive oncology practice in the state, delivering patient-centered, multidisciplinary care for every type of cancer. As one of the nation’s leading research organizations, Stephenson Cancer Center uses the latest innovations to fight and eliminate cancer, and is currently ranked No. 1 among all cancer centers in the nation for the number of patients participating in clinical trials sponsored by the NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network. For more information, visit stephensoncancercenter.org.
OU Medicine — along with its academic partner, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center — is the state’s only comprehensive academic health system of hospitals, clinics and centers of excellence. With 11,000 employees and more than 1,300 physicians and advanced practice providers, OU Medicine is home to Oklahoma’s largest physician network with a complete range of specialty care. OU Medicine serves Oklahoma and the region with the state’s only freestanding children’s hospital, the only National Cancer Institute-Designated Stephenson Cancer Center and Oklahoma’s flagship hospital, which serves as the state’s only Level 1 trauma center. OU Medicine is the No. 1 ranked hospital system in Oklahoma, and its oncology program at Stephenson Cancer Center and OU Medical Center ranked in the Top 50 in the nation, in the 2019-2020 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. OU Medicine was also ranked by U.S. News & World Report as high performing in four specialties: Ophthalmology in partnership with Dean McGee Eye Institute, Colon Surgery, COPD and Congestive Heart Failure. OU Medicine’s mission is to lead healthcare in patient care, education and research. To learn more, visit oumedicine.com.