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Prevention and Early Detection
Genetic Counseling and Cancer Risk Assessment
Mobile Breast Cancer Screening
Mobile Breast Cancer Screening

To make an appointment on the mammography van: (573) 882-8511

Staff of Ellis Fischel's mobile mammography van provides mammograms, clinical breast exams and breast health education to women throughout central and north central Missouri. The all female clinical staff is comprised of certified radiology technologists and nurse examiners who provide the same level of care as offered at a free standing mammography facility. The program is accredited by the American College of Radiology and the Food and Drug Administration. 

What is the "mamm van"?
The 44-foot long van is a fully inclusive clinic on wheels, featuring an examination room and mammography suite and is handicap accessible. 

Mammography van benefits
The mammography van service provides women a convenient and efficient breast cancer screening and most appointments take less than 30 minutes from check-in to completion.

Businesses can request a van visit  to provide screenings for their employees. Physicians in rural areas will find the van's services useful for patients who need more comprehensive screening than they can offer locally. Employers, rural physicians, church groups, county health departments and civic clubs can use the mamm van to provide an invaluable cancer screening and breast health service to the women of mid-Missouri.

Women may be eligible for free breast cancer screenings if they meet certain financial guidelines.

Scheduling the van      
Cancer Screening Services staff will work with each requesting agency to tailor a program that will meet its needs. To bring the mamm van and its valuable services to your community, please call Ellis Fischel's Cancer Screening Services at (573) 882-8511 or send an email.

Upcoming Mamm Van Schedule

March 2014    
3 Samaritan Hospital, Macon  
5 Boonville  
6 Howertown Building, Jefferson City
7 Vienna  
10 Nordyne, Boonville  
9, 10 Morgan County Health Dept., Paris
12 Shelter Insurance, Columbia
13 Family Health Center, Columbia  
14 Ryder
17, 18 Boonville
19 Fayette
20, 21 Dept. of Health and Senior Services, Jefferson City
24 Fulton State Hospital, Fulton  
26 Ryder  
27, 28 Laurie  
30 Samaritan Hospital, Macon  

April 2014    
1 Warsaw  
2 Samaritan Hospital, Macon  
3 Crocker
4 Ryder  
7 Osage County Health Dept., Linn  
8 General Electric, Slater
9 Shelter Insurance, Columbia
10 Salisbury  
11 Behavioral Health Group, Columbia
14 I-70 Community Hospital, Sweet Springs
15 Boonville
17 Fayette
18 Milan  
21 Ryder  
22, 23, 24 Farmland Foods, Milan  
25 Montgomery City  
28, 29 Laurie  
30 Versailles  

May 2014    
1 MBS Textbooks, Columbia  
2 Ryder  
5 Belle
6 Samaritan Hospital, Macon  
7 Shelter  
8 Hy-Vee at 3100 Broadway, Columbia
9 MM4C Camdenton
12 Cargill, California  
13 Toscumbia
14 Keytesville
16 Ryder
19 Scholastic on McCarty St. Jefferson City
20 Scholastic on Algoa Road, Jefferson City  
21 Shelbyville  
22 Fayette  
23 Kohl's, Grain Valley  
26 Holiday  
27, 28 Laurie  
29, 30 Versailles  

Patient testimonials

Here is what some of our patients have said about the van service:

  • "Fast, convenient, painless and informative..."
  • "If a mammogram can be pleasant, this was. Staff was excellent."
  • "Staff on the unit were super. Arrived at my scheduled time and was out in half an hour. GREAT."
  • "It almost made a mammogram enjoyable. No wait time...very professional and very nice people to deal with."
  • "You deliver a very valuable cancer screening - I don't know how many who would get their testing done if it were not for the convenience of the van..."

Mamm Van Photo Tour
Step inside a virtual tour of the Ellis Fischel Mammography Van

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