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Bonnie's Bus serving the women of WV

Since 2009, Bonnie's Bus has provided more than 8,698 breast cancer screening mammograms in West Virginia.

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Bonnie's Bus is a mobile mammography unit that travels across West Virginia, offering  breast cancer screening in a comfortable, convenient environment.  In 2014, Bonnie’s Bus provided mammograms in 122 screening days to 2,335 West Virginia women. A gift from Jo and Ben Statler, the Bus serves women who have private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare, and uninsured women who are participants in the WV Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening program. With funding from grants and donations, mammograms are provided for women without coverage, so that no woman age 40 or over is ever turned away; age 40 is the recommended age to begin screening mammograms. Bonnie’s Bus works in close partnership with the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (WVBCCSP) which provides screening services to uninsured or underinsured  women whose income, by federal guidelines, is at or below 200% of the national poverty level.

Bonnie’s Bus was created in honor of Bonnie Wells Wilson the mother of Jo Statler, who succumbed to breast cancer in a remote area of the state with no access to screening mammography. Bonnie's Bus has a mission to provide breast cancer screening services to women in West Virginia, especially those in rural parts of the state with limited or no access to screening mammography.