Empowering Women’s Health: Celebrating Women’s History Month with Our REX Mobile Mammography Partnership

As we honor Women’s History Month, it’s imperative to pause and acknowledge the strides made in women’s health while also recognizing the ongoing efforts to ensure equitable access to essential healthcare services. At Urban Ministries of Wake County, we take immense pride in our collaboration with REX Mobile Mammography Assistance, a partnership that brings convenient breast cancer screenings directly to our female patients. 

Breast cancer remains one of the most prevalent cancers affecting women globally, underscoring the importance of early detection for successful treatment outcomes. However, numerous barriers, including transportation challenges, time constraints, and financial limitations, often impede women’s access to regular mammograms. 

Our partnership with REX Mobile Mammography serves as a beacon of hope in overcoming these obstacles. Through their state-of-the-art mobile unit, we can eliminate many of the hurdles women face when seeking preventive care. By periodically visiting our facility, REX Mobile Mammography ensures that our female patients can access life-saving screenings in a convenient and comfortable setting. 

More than just providing screenings, our collaboration is about empowerment. By prioritizing women’s health and making screenings more accessible, we empower women to take control of their well-being. Each mammogram administered represents a proactive step towards early detection, treatment, and ultimately, saving lives. 

Furthermore, our alignment with REX Mobile Mammography’s mission resonates deeply with the spirit of Women’s History Month. This month is a celebration of the achievements and contributions of women throughout history, including those who fought for gender equality and access to healthcare. By championing initiatives like mobile mammography, we honor their legacy and continue their work towards a healthier, more equitable future for all women. 

As we approach the conclusion of Women’s History Month, let’s pause to reflect on the progress achieved and reaffirm our commitment to improving women’s health. By partnering with organizations like UNC REX Healthcare, we can continue to overcome barriers, ensuring that every woman has the opportunity to thrive and maintain good health. 


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