Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska
ACR Accredited and FDA Certified Mammography Facility
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Patient Information 

Self-Requesting Patient Policy

We are now offering screening mammograms to self-requesting clients without a referral form.

This is ONLY possible if:

  • The patient’s insurance does not require a referral
  • The patient is able to provide the name of a practitioner who is willing to receive the results
  • .The patient signs a liability release form at the time of the appointment. 

Additional requirements are as follows:

  • Aged 40 or over
  • Have a normal breast history, (abnormal results requiring further imaging)
  • Have no current breast health concerns or lumps and
  • Have no recent history of breast cancer

To read the complete policy: click here


What NOT to Wear:

  • Please wear a two piece outfit for your comfort.
  • Do not wear any lotions, powders, perfumes, or deodorants in the areas that will be scanned because it affects the images.
  • If your hair is long, bring something to tie it back. 
  • Deodorant pads will be available for your convenience. 

Bella Blankets will be used during your exam to provide you with a soft and warm experience.

BCDC accepts insurance, self pay, Medicaid, Medicare, and provides services regardless of your ability to pay.

If you do not have the ability to pay, a BCDC staff person will contact you at the phone or email you list below: