Memorial Sloan Kettering Breast Examination Center of Harlem

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Overview of the MSK Breast Examination Center of Harlem

The Breast Examination Center of Harlem (BECH) — is an outreach program of Memorial Sloan Kettering. Uninsured women can be screened for breast cancer and cervical cancer at no out-of-pocket cost. Women who meet the eligibility requirements can also receive colorectal cancer screening through the New York State Cancer Screening Program. BECH has an established reputation in the Harlem community. Its professional staff offers for free, high-quality care.

Since its founding in 1979, BECH has screened more than 250,000 women for cancer. BECH’s nurse practitioners also counsel women on the dangers of tobacco smoking and help refer them to smoking cessation programs.

BECH is highly active in the community. It sponsors health fairs, seminars, free screenings and other educational events in New York City.

Services Offered

At BECH we offer:

  • breast cancer screening
  • mammograms
  • pelvic examinations and Pap smears
  • counseling
  • patient follow-up
  • education

Care Team

The specialists at BECH are highly experienced in caring for women at risk of breast cancer. MSK nurse practitioners and mammographers provide patient consultations, screenings, and exams.

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Woman receiving a mammogram

Visiting the Breast Examination Center of Harlem

Parking Information

The nearest parking garage to BECH is ProPark America at 121 West 125th Street, between Malcolm X and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. boulevards.

Visiting Us

We want your visit to MSK to be as comfortable and convenient as possible. Here, you can find our visitor policy, information about nearby accommodations, transportation details and advice about the local area to help you find your way.

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