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Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and MD Anderson

Mobile Breast Cancer Screening

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 freestanding 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 central Missouri.

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

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.

  • Staff work area and hallway to mammography suite

    Staff work area and hallway to mammography suite.

  • Another view of the imagine area

    Another view of the imaging area.

  • Digital mammography machine and monitor where images are recorded.

    Digital mammography machine and monitor where images are recorded.

  • Patient waiting area.

    Patient waiting area.

  • Patient waiting area.

    Patient exam room.

Schedule the Mamm 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 573-884-4082 or send an email.