BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER EARLY DETECTION

DESCRIPTION
Free statewide screening program for early detection of breast or cervical cancer. Program is for uninsured or underinsured low income women. Connecticut Department of Public Health administers the program and the screenings take place at contracted hospital and health service provider sites.

ELIGIBILITY:

MAMMOGRAM: Women ages 40-64, or under age 40 with symptoms and/or specific risk factors;

CLINICAL BREAST EXAM AND PAP TEST: Women ages 21-64

FOR BOTH SCREENINGS: Income must be at or under 250% Federal Poverty Level; Must have no insurance or insurance that does not provide coverage for Pap tests or mammograms or have a high insurance deductible

NOTE: Program sites will determine eligibility, including risk assessment

SCREENING SITES
Screenings are done at contracted hospitals and health service provider sites.

HOW TO FIND PROVIDERS IN CONNECTICUT'S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:
Search by program name: Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

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SOURCES: Refer database, CPTV/Connecticut Department of Public Health:"Stay in the Game" campaign website
PREPARED BY:211/lb
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: June2014