October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every woman's best defense against breast cancer is early detection!
La mejor defensa de cada mujer contra cáncer de pecho es detección temprana!


Don't worry needlessly about breast cancer in your life.Schedule a breast exam with your health care provider. If you are over age 40, schedule a screening mammogram. Learn, and do regular breast self exam. Do it for yourself and your family and loved ones.
Where to go for a breast exam or mammogram in Taos

Holy Cross Hospital Taos

Carolyn Clark - Holy Cross Hospital
Holy Cross Hospital offers screening mammograms (for women with NO breast changes or symptoms) for $56.00. This includes the X-ray and interpretation. You do not need a physician referral to schedule mammogram. All you need to do is call Holy Cross Hospital Radiology and Imaging 751-5870.  Women who have breast changes (lumps, nipple discharge) are advised to schedule an appointment for breast exam with their health care provider.

These agencies offer free or low cost breast exams and mammograms.
Estas agencias ofrecen exámenes de los Senos y mamogramas gratis.
Women's Health and Birth Center 758-1216
Taos Public Health Office 
(Ask for Laurie Speigel)
Questa Health Center 586-0315
Health Centers of Northern NM , Penasco Clinic 587-2205
Holy Cross Hospital, Penasco Clinic 587-1833
Taos-Picuris Indian Health Center
(for residents of Taos or Picuris Pueblos)

Taos women share their experiences

Links to National Breast Cancer Websites

What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer

Understanding Breast Changes

Centro de Recursos Contra el Cancer de Seno

The Facts about Breast Cancer and Mammograms