NEW YORK (PIX11) – October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and women over the age of 40 are advised to get mammograms once a year.

One organization that is trying to make access to mammograms easier than ever is Project Renewal. Lydia Davis joined PIX11 Morning News on Monday to talk about the organization’s ScanVan, a mobile mammography unit that travels year-round through the five boroughs and Long Island.

To see where the ScanVan is located each day, visit For more information and to make an appointment, call 646-415-7932. Take a tour of the ScanVan in the video player.

The Project Renewal ScanVan parks at 240 locations throughout the five boroughs each year. Thousands of women get screened for breast cancer.