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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Cancer Detection

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Women of low income living in California may qualify for free cancer screening. The Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts (CDP: EWC) provides free clinical breast exams, mammograms, pelvic exams and Pap tests to California's underserved women.  

Cancer Detection Program regional coordinators speak English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean and Vietnamese. Qualified applicants will be referred to local participating doctors to receive free screening. For more information, call CDP: EWC at             1-800-511-2300       on Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Breast Cancer Screening Information
Do you qualify for free services? You may if you:

  • are 40 years old or older
  • have low income (CDP: EWC Income Criteria [PDF, New Window])Opens a new browser window.
  • have medical insurance that does not cover breast cancer screening
  • have a high insurance deductible or co-payment
  • are not getting these services through Medi-Cal or another government-sponsored program
  • live in California 

  • Cervical Cancer Prevention Information

    Do you qualify for free services? You may if you:

  • are 25 years old or older

  • If you do not qualify, CDP: EWC can provide information on other available low-cost screening programs and connect you to support groups, advocacy groups, and the latest women's health news in your community. 
    Ingrid Cheng @fitnesswla
    Founder of Fit-Twist

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