Early detection of breast cancer is key to management and cure. For women who do not have regular access to or cannot afford screening mammograms, however, late-stage diagnosis can make treatment prohibitively expensive or even ineffective. Mammography Art Initiative began in 2011 as a project organized by medical students and faculty of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine to serve communities of the Greater Miami area, enabling underserved women who otherwise would have no means of obtaining a screening mammogram to receive one. Since that time, MAI has expanded its mission to include diagnostic mammograms and biopsies, as well as women’s health issues including cervical cancer screening and prevention. Proceeds and donations from October 22 – 31 will be donated by Art & Sol Studios to further the mission of early detection, health education and disease prevention.

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