your mammogram appointment
Unless recommended earlier by a physician, your first mammogram should be done between the ages of 35 and 40 and then every year after age 40. Click here to learn more about mammography at St. Francis, including what to expect and why the test is performed. The tips below will help you know how to prepare, and make your mammography experience feel a little easier.
how to schedule your appointment
If you like, you may also pre-register over the phone, saving some time with paperwork when you arrive for your appointment.
when you schedule your appointment
Primary insurance information, including policy/ID numbers
Secondary insurance information, including policy/ID numbers
Emergency contact and phone number
what to bring to your appointment
- Insurance Card
- Picture ID
- Previous mammogram films, if done at another facility. This will expedite the interpretation of your exam with St. Francis.
on the day of your appointment
- Do not use any powder, lotion, perfume, or oils on your upper body
- Do not use any deodorant
- Wear a two-piece outfit for ease of changing