Breast Cancer Is Killing Ohio's Amish Women. A Mobile Clinic Brings Care To Them
December 12, 2019
"It’s a typical mammogram room—if you went to a hospital it would look exactly the same," says mammographer Valerie Rice. "It’s nothing really different, except that it’s in a moving vehicle!"
Rice's exam room is on wheels—a large coach bus, pink of course.
Snow is falling in the parking lot outside, and horses are tied up to poles in the frozen ground. Today the mobile mammography unit is parked at the Mennonite Christian Assembly Church in Fredericksburg, Ohio, within a buggy ride’s distance from some of the largest Amish settlements in the state.
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