Yes, they are helpful, but how can mobile mammography be cost-effective?
The aforementioned study and several others have shown mobile mammography programs to be effective at increasing rates of breast cancer screening. Yet, how is it possible to establish a cost-effective mobile mammography program so as to reduce the various barriers to breast cancer screening faced by underserved populations and communities?
The key elements include:
- Finding and maintaining resources
- Having appropriate equipment and infrastructure
- Having a dedicated team of professionals with an efficient workflow