The Mobile Mammography Program began in 1996 with a generous grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Its goal was to make early detection of breast cancer readily available to the women of the Washington metropolitan area. Dedicated to providing area women with education and support, this self-contained mobile unit travels to corporate and community sites in the DC metropolitan area, offering one-stop screening performed in a comfortable, convenient environment. The program is committed to making this service available to every woman, regardless of her ability to pay.
The Mammovan is both handicapped- and wheelchair-accessible. The Mammovan is accredited by the American College of Radiology and is certified by the FDA to perform screening mammograms. The Mobile Mammography Program meets all the requirements of the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).