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Posted on: August 8, 2023

Stony Brook Mobile Mammography Van at Rose Caracappa Senior Center in Mt. Sinai

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Farmingville, NY –  On Thursday, August 10, the Stony Brook Cancer Center Mobile Mammography Van will make a special visit to the Town of Brookhaven’s Rose Caracappa Senior Center in Mt. Sinai, to provide breast cancer screenings from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This service, co-sponsored by NYS Senator Anthony Palumbo and the Town of Brookhaven, is provided at no cost to the patient. However, appointments are required. Anyone interested can call 631-638-4135 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Rose Caracappa Senior Center is located at 739 NY-25A in Mt. Sinai. This project is supported with funds from Health Research Inc. and the New York Department of Health.


  • Female (40 years and older)
  • No mammograms in the past year
  • Not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • No implants or breast issues such as a lump or nipple discharge
  • Never diagnosed with breast cancer
  • Office visit with a gynecologist, primary care physician or internist who is willing to accept the results of the screening.

Note: Individuals who do not have health insurance will be processed through the Cancer Services Program of New York, if eligible.

Day of the mammogram: Do not wear deodorant, perfume, powders, lotions or creams on the breast area. Bring photo ID and insurance card, if insured.

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