Criteria for Getting a Free Mammogram Video

In this medical health video Melvina Bardwell, the Supervisor of Radiology at St. Vincent's Comprehensive Breast Center in New York City, discusses the criteria for getting a free mammogram.
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Marissa: So Melvina, what do you do here? Melvina: I'm the Supervisor of the Breast Center. So I do a little bit of everything. Marissa: So are you crowded today? Melvina: Yes, we are busy. It's getting really busy now. Then we are even carrying it further on into Tuesday and Thursday, over this next week we're booking patients too. Marissa: That's fantastic! I'm interviewing in the halls because every room is kind of booked, right? Melvina: Yeah, busy. Marissa: Yeah! Well, that's good. Melvina: We're taking all the patients in and it's a good day. Marissa: Good! Well, I'm really glad and we can just tell women to come next week too, right? Melvina: Yeah. We're extending it. We're not turning any - as long as they meet the criteria that we've set up, we are taking everybody. Marissa: What's the criteria again? Melvina: 40 and over with no problems. They can't have any lumps or any problems with the breast, any former breast cancer history or we can take a patient 35, between 35 to 40 if they have a family history as the first-degree relative who's had breast cancer, and that's pretty much it. Marissa: Okay. Well, thank you! I know you're busy. So get back to work. Melvina: I guess so. I'll get back to work. Marissa: Thank you so much. Melvina: You're welcome! Thank you for doing this. It's a good service. Marissa: Thank you. Okay. Bye. Melvina: It's a good thing. Marissa: Thanks. Bye, bye. Melvina: Thank you Marissa. Bye. Marissa: Bye.

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