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Courtney Stein
Wellness Administrator

It's Not Too Late to Register for Annual Mammogram

Houston, Sept. 28, 2018 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the University of Houston POWER UP Employee Wellness program has partnered with The Rose, a state-of-the-art mobile 3D mammography provider, to bring 2D and 3D screening services to the University of Houston campus.

The Rose's mobile wellness unit will offer on-site, no-cost mammography to eligible female employees on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Lot 19F between the Technology Annex and the Power Plant (near the M.D. Anderson Library).

Mammograms are covered 100 percent by BCBSTX HealthSelect for eligible members. Those who have another insurance should visit The Rose online or call 281-484-4708 to see if their insurance plan is accepted.

To be eligible for mobile screening, patients must:

  • Be 40 or older
  • Have a doctor
  • Not be pregnant or breast feeding
  • Not have any breast symptoms or problems
  • Not have had breast cancer in the last two years
  • Not have had a mammogram in the last 12 months

To schedule a mammography, click REGISTER and enter passcode UH. During the registration process, please provide insurance information and then select an available day and time. Those who are unable to access a computer or need assistance registering should call 281-464-5136. Assistance is available in English or Spanish. Registration closes Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 5 p.m.

Appointments take approximately 20 minutes. Results are confidential. For questions, contact The Rose's Mobile Mammography Department at or 281-464-5136.

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