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Race for the Cure Breast Cancer Screenings

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The Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) is helping low income and uninsured women across southeastern Michigan receive free breast cancer screenings. These free screenings are taking place at several local locations.

To receive these free screening women must meet the following criteria.

  • Have an income < 250% of federal poverty level (see chart below)
  • Be uninsured (NOTE: Women who are underinsured MAY be eligible for the BCCCP.)
  • Be age 40 - 64 for breast/cervical cancer screening and for diagnostic follow-up of breast/cervical abnormalities OR
  • Be age 18 - 39, have been identified with a cervical abnormality through the Title X Program, and referred to the BCCCP for cervical cancer diagnostic follow-up.

To find to your closest BCCCP agency call (800)-922-6266 or visit www.michigan.gov .

The free screenings are funded in part by the Susan G Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, which takes place every year in May. Learn more on this website:  http://www.karmanos.org/raceforthecuredetroit/index.asp

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