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40 or better?
Time for annual mammogram screenings!

Services

Mobile Mammography

To overcome distance and financial barriers to healthcare, BCDC's Mobile Mammography program delivers the highest quality breast cancer screening services throughout the state of Alaska regardless of ability to pay.

Preventative Screening

Early detection increases survivability by bringing a quicker response to cancer. A part of being ahead of the game is to have annual checkups, monthly self-exams and paying attention to one’s body.

We accept all Insurance

Every insured patient helps us provide services for those who may not have the ability to pay.

Diagnostic Mammogram

This form of mammogram is used to evaluate a patient with abnormal clinical findings or abnormal screening mammogram.

Awareness/Education

BCDC believes that the key to fighting breast cancer is understanding and knowledge. Our teams not only provide services but educate the community on early prevention.

Our Donors

Murkowski Waterfall Foundation
Waterfall Foundation donors gather annually at The Waterfall Resort for The Waterfall Charity Fishing Tournament. Eileen Van Whye, Foundation Chair; Nancy Murkowski, founding Mother of BCDC; and Frank Murkowski, retired U.S. Senator/Governor of Alaska, are long-time organizers. BCDC has received major support from The Waterfall Foundation for nearly 30 years.
Alaska Department of Health Breast and Cervical Health Check Program
Support from BCHC enables BCDC to serve Alaskan women who: meet certain income guidelines, who do not have health insurance, who cannot meet their insurance deductible, or whose insurance does not pay for breast cancer screening services.
Safeway Foundation
Local Safeway store employees accept donations at the register and host a fundraising dinner and auction in October. Proceeds from their efforts have been matched by the Safeway Foundation to benefit the Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska for 10 years.
Southcentral Foundation
Support from The Southcentral Foundation enables the BCDC Mobile Mammography Program to serve Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Southcentral Alaska. Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Support from SEARHC enables the BCDC Mobile Mammography Program to serve Native people of Southeast Alaska.
The Alaska Run for Women
The Alaska Run for Women unites thousands of women from all over Alaska and beyond in one of the largest all-women runs in the country. They are on a mission to raise money for and awareness of breast cancer and women’s health, and to showcase the talents of Alaska’s women athletes
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About BCDC Of Alaska

The Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska offers state of the art 3D Tomosynthesis technology to harness superior quality images read by certified mammography technologists in a warm, comfortable, and calming environment. Providing greater accuracy, earlier detection, and fewer callbacks.

Learn

Once a community is aware of the causes, risks and impacts of breast cancer, it becomes easier to educate them on different ways to limit risk and change behavior. The American College of Radiology. Society of Breast Imaging and BCDC all recommend that women age forty and above should have a mammogram every year and continue to as long as they are in good health.