Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Outpatient Imaging: Putting health first in honor of mom!

Celebrating the strength of women with every mammography screening, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Outpatient Imaging also makes those women’s lives a bit easier with two convenient location – in both Winston-Salem and Kernersville – and equally convenient hours, making it easier than ever to schedule this potentially life-changing appointment.

Early detection is still the best defense against breast cancer, and in honor of the beautiful occasion of Mother’s Day this month, the center will be holding “Mammos and Muffins” on both May 7 and May 14 at the Winston-Salem location – an event they have hosted for the past five years. Focusing on the generational importance of self-care, especially for those with a family history of breast cancer, Karen Howell, Mammography Supervisor, says that the staff frequently hears women explain they typically go for mammograms together with their mothers. That makes this event a perfect time to grab your mom, sister, aunt, or best friend, and schedule your mammograms on one of those May Saturdays.

On May 14, the Kernersville location will also be sponsoring Mammograms & More Wellness, where attendees can schedule a mammogram appointment, tour the center, visit with local vendors, and learn more about other available imaging services as well.

Serving the women of the Winston-Salem area for the past 12 years, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Outpatient Imaging partners with the expert radiologists of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, who are both sub-specialized and board-certified in diagnostic interpretation, along with providing the benefits of the latest technology. In addition to the advantage of being an outpatient facility, with affordable pricing for both insured and uninsured patients, WFBI offers the highest quality, patient-centric care, always with a dedication to comfort and convenience.

The incorporation of mammography into a regular wellness routine has helped reduce breast cancer mortality rates by 40%, and while a large percentage of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history, having a mother, sister, or daughter who has been diagnosed with breast cancer does increase your own chances.

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Outpatient Imaging is located at 265 Executive Park Blvd in Winston-Salem, and at 861 Old Winston Road in Kernersville. Reach them at 336-765-5722 to schedule an appointment, or online at wakehealth.edu/mammogram. 3D Mammography appointments are available Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., an easy fit for even the busiest schedules.

 

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