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Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program is a state wide program that provides breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to low income, uninsured, and under-insured  Georgia women 40 to 64 years of age. Some younger women with symptoms of breast cancer may also qualify**.

Eligible women may receive:

  • Breast examinations by a Health Department nurse
  • Pap smear, if indicated
  • Mammogram referral
  • Human Papilloma Virus screening offered for women 30-64

To qualify a woman must:

  • Be a Georgia resident
  • Be low income (200% of the poverty level or below)
  • Not have medicaid or medicare or any insurance that covers mammograms
  • Be between the ages of 40 to 64

**Younger women may qualify for the program if a problem is found during a clinical examination.

Women that have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer may qualify for Women’s Health Medicaid.

Women with high insurance deductibles may be eligible in certain circumstances.

 

 

 

To find out more call the health department in your county.