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PHOTOS: Women receive free screenings during mammogram event at Elmhurst Hospital

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Female patients are registering in order to receive a free mammogram session at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens New York. (Photo by Corazon Aguirre)

MetroPlusHealth gave free mammogram screenings to 30 women on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens. 

The event was in partnership with MetroPlusHealth, NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst and Consulado General del Ecuador en Nueva York. The 30 women were chosen based on their medical history and last mammogram screening.

Health insurance was not required, nor was immigration status needed. 

Patient Blanca Cajilema and nurse Vasiliki Picoulas (Photo by Corazon Aguirre)
Patient Laura Gallo and nurse Vasiliki Picoulas (Photo by Corazon Aguirre)
Patient Ligia Mariela Silva Guatumillo and nurse Vasiliki Picoulas (Photo by Corazon Aguirre)
Special guests included Jorge Sandoval, the general consulate of Ecuador in New York and Cristian Espinoza, the Ecuadorian ambassador to the United Nations. (Photo by Corazon Aguirre)
(Photo by Corazon Aguirre)

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