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Orange Regional Medical Center Offers Free Mammograms

May 21, 2014

Middletown, NY – Orange Regional Medical Center will offer free mammograms on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center located at the Orange Regional Medical Pavilion, 75 Crystal Run Road, in Middletown. Appointments are limited and must be made by Wednesday, June 4. Pre-registration is required.

During the hour-long appointment, you will be screened for breast cancer by having a clinical breast exam and mammography. The appointment will also include breast health education and a training video. The event is open to women without insurance who are currently not experiencing breast problems, while still meeting the following criteria. Participants must be over 40 years of age and have not had a mammogram through this program within the last year’s time. Women who have had a mammogram within a year’s time and are currently experiencing breast problems may still meet the requirements for participation. They are encouraged to call. The screenings will be led by Howard M. Karpoff, MD, FACS, Surgical Oncologist and Chairman of the Department of Surgery.

For more information and to register, please call the Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).

The Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center

Located at the Orange Regional Medical Center Pavilion, the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center is designed with the convenience of patients in mind. The Center provides a comprehensive breast care program with state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and services, together with clinicians who are experts in their field – centralized in one convenient location.

The Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center was designated by the American College of Radiology (ACR) as Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and is fully accredited in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. Additionally, the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center has been granted a prestigious three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. As a NQMBC Certified Participant, the Ray W. Moody M.D. Breast Center is currently the only certified participant in Orange County and only one of four in New York State. This distinguished honor represents a commitment to provide the highest quality breast healthcare to patients in the community.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health Care System.

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