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YW Women’s Health

YW is dedicated to making sure every woman has access to breast cancer screenings. If you don’t have insurance or your insurance doesn’t cover mammograms, YW Women’s Health can help. Regular breast cancer screenings can help save your life.

Women's Health

YW Women's Health has promoted the early detection of breast cancer for medically underserved women for 20 years. It is the only comprehensive women's breast health program that teaches women to advocate for their own health, while providing access and support to obtain mammogram screenings, diagnosis and treatment. YW's approach combines a continuum of community-based services to improve early breast cancer detection and increase treatment options.

One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer at some time in her life. In fact, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in the State of Texas. The uninsured and the poor are more likely to die from health-related problems. In Dallas County, more than 400,000 women are uninsured and make up 50 percent of those living in poverty. Surviving breast cancer depends on early diagnosis.

YW Women's Health empowers women to take control of their health through education, access and diagnosis. Core services include:

  • Screening mammograms and diagnostic mammograms to promote early detection
  • Patient Navigation to increase follow-through rates and facilitate support services
  • Community outreach to bring awareness, understanding and education to medically underserved areas
  • Breast self-awareness
  • Transportation assistance to help women keep screening and diagnostic appointments

To Be Eligible for YW Women’s Health You Must:

  • Be 35-64 years old
  • Not have had a mammogram in the last 12 months
  • Not have medical insurance, including Medicaid or Medicare,
    that covers mammograms
  • Not have breast implants or current breast problems
  • Live in a qualifying county
  • Have a total household income lower than these limits:

Household
Size

Gross Annual Income

Gross Monthly Income


1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

$ 23,340

$ 31,460

$ 39,580

$ 47,700

$ 55,820

$ 63,940

$ 72,060

$ 80,180

$ 1,945

$ 2,622

$ 3,298

$ 3,975

$ 4,652

$ 5,328

$ 6,005

$ 6,682

For more information or to see if you are eligible, call 214.584.2323 or 214.584.2341.

Mammogram Locations and Dates

YW CalendarView the mammogram calendar for available screenings. To make an appointment, call 214.584.2323 or 214.584.2341.