Mobile mammograms for Utah Women

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Ladies listen up! Mammograms are now available right to your door. It’s called the "Mammobile" and it's Mountain Medical's Mobile mammography service.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Ladies listen up! Mammograms are now available right to your door. It’s called the "Mammobile" and it's Mountain Medical's Mobile mammography service.

The mobile mammogram service is one of the first of its kind in Utah. Inside, state of the art equipment that has everything you would see in a doctor’s office except now it's faster and more convenient.

Medical experts say starting at age 40 all women must get a yearly breast exam even if your family has no history of breast cancer.

According to a national study, Utah ranks second to last for the number of insured women 40 years or older who receive yearly mammograms. "80% of breast cancer occurs in women who have no significant family history an have no genetic risk factors for breast cancer. So most cancers are still random,” said Dr. Daniel Johnson, a radiologist at Mountain Medical.

That's why mountain medical is bringing mammography services directly to patients. Patients can expect exams to take no more than 30 minutes, less paperwork, less cost, and physician referrals are not required for a screening.

Utah businesses and organizations can also schedule to have this mobile mammogram service come to their location for their employees by contacting Mountain Medical.

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