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Tests Offered During Cancer Week

April 05, 1987

In recognition of Cancer Awareness Week, Monday through Friday, baseline mammograms (low-dose breast X-rays) will be offered by local radiologists to women over the age of 35 who have had no previous signs or symptoms of breast cancer.

The American Cancer Society recommends that all women obtain a mammogram between the ages of 35 and 40. Between ages 40 and 49 mammograms are recommended every two years and yearly after the age of 50.

The test, which can run up to $250, will be provided for $50 by the following radiologists:

Beverly Breast Centers, 8920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 211, Beverly Hills, (213) 652-0571.

Beverly Hills Diagnostic Breast Center, 9730 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 211, Beverly Hills, (213) 278-0656 or (800) 992-3006.

Beverly Hills Diagnostic, 4644 Lincoln Blvd., Suite 427, Marina del Rey, (213) 278-0656 or (800) 992-3006.

Beverly Hills Medical Center, 1177 S. Beverly Drive, Los Angeles, (213) 553-5155.

Century City Hospital, 2070 Century Park East, Los Angeles, (213) 201-6680.

Dr. Constantine Voyagis, 436 N. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, (213) 276-3131.

Iris Cantor Mammography Screening Clinic, UCLA Medical Center, Department of Radiological Sciences, (213) 825-7258.

Santa Monica Imaging Center, 1131 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (213) 395-4498.

Spaulding Radiology, 120 S. Spaulding Drive, Beverly Hills, (213) 276-1420.

Washington Medical Center Diagnostic Center, 12101 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, (213) 391-0601.

Western Imaging Center, 9908 Venice Blvd., Culver City, (213) 836-4700.

Women's Breast Center, 2901 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 325, Santa Monica, (213) 829-2931.

Mammograms are available on an appointment-only basis. To schedule an appointment call any of the facilities listed. To receive a free information packet regarding breast health, call the American Cancer Society, Los Angeles Coastal Cities Unit, (213) 670-2650 or 390-8766.

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