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Women's Imaging Center

Womens Imaging.jpg The new Women’s Imaging Center at Sarah Bush Lincoln offers the latest in imaging technology - 3D mammography - plus a comfortable, spacious and private environment for the best possible mammography experience. Curved paddles on the Imaging Center’s mammography units are expected to decrease the discomfort that some women experience with mammography and thereby improve patients’ overall experiences.

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Mammography breast imaging is of particular importance in the early detection of breast cancer because it is fast, accurate and inexpensive. SBL offers mammography at the Women's Imaging Center, located right next to the SBL Gift Shop near Entrance A, and in its mobile mammography van.

Mobile Mammography

With access being cited as one of the main reasons women don’t have regular mammograms, Sarah Bush Lincoln’s Mobile Mammography unit was developed with help from BankCheck, a collaborative effort between nine area banks; the Illinois Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health; a rural Health Initiatives Partnership Program grant from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine; and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Together they help to support a van which provides mammograms. For women who have not been regularly receiving mammograms and health screens, the mobile mammography unit travels to area county health departments, businesses and SBL’s extended campus locations to provide access to women living in those communities. 3D mammography is also being added to the new SBL mobile mammography van that travels throughout the region.

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The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie.

10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm.          

December
2 - SBL Arcola Clinic – 241 Springfield Rd.
3 - Camargo Family Clinic, Camargo
9 - Cornerstone Christian Academy, Charleston
10 - Mattoon Wal-Mart
11 - Casey Clinic
12 - Toledo Clinic
16 - Quad Graphics 9am to 2 pm
17 - SBL Arthur Clinic
18 - US Bank, Mattoon
19 - SBL Martinsville Clinic
23 - Tractor Supply, Newton
30 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham

January
2 - SBL Charleston Family Practice
6 - SBL Neoga Clinic
7 - Tractor Supply, Newton
8 - SBL Arcola Clinic
13 - SBL Sullivan Clinic
14 - Clark Co Health Dept., Martinsville
15 - Effingham Walmart
20 - SBL Tuscola Clinic
21 - SBL Toledo Clinic          
27 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham
28 - SBL Casey Clinic
29 - SBL Arthur Clinic

Dates and locations are subject to change.

For more information or to make an appointment for a mammogram, call Central Scheduling at 217-258-2588 or 1-800-639-5929.

View pictures of the new office.