The AMI Foundation Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van will visit Absecon Island during the month of February.

The van will be located in the parking lot at the Acme Market in Ventnor Plaza shopping center on Wellington Avenue Tuesday, Feb. 18 and Monday, Feb. 24. It will also visit the Texas Avenue School in Atlantic City on Thursday, Feb. 20.

Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. A prescription may not be needed. Call the scheduling department at 609-677-XRAY (9729) to make an appointment and to confirm hours of operation for specific locations.

The screenings are for women 40+ with no current or past breast issues.

The AMI Foundation’s Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van travels throughout southeastern New Jersey to make breast cancer screening easier and more convenient. Visits are planned to other off-shore locations.

The custom-built, 38-foot van is completely self-contained. In addition to offering the latest 3D digital mammography equipment, the van provides a comfortable waiting area and a private dressing room.

The mobile van’s radiology services are accredited by the American College of Radiology and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Mammography images are read by board-certified fellowship trained radiologists at Atlantic Medical Imaging.

The Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van services are made possible by funding from the AMI Foundation’s Mammography Screening Program and from Susan G. Komen Central and South Jersey. For more information, see www.amifoundation.net.

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