Find a Screening Provider Near You
CDC's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) provides breast and cervical cancer screenings and diagnostic services to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured women across the United States.
Search for free and low-cost screenings in your state (full site)—use the interactive map to find local contacts for breast and cervical cancer screening.
What Services Does the NBCCEDP Provide?
The NBCCEDP programs offer the following services for eligible women in your area:
- Clinical breast examinations.
- Pap tests.
- Pelvic examinations.
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) tests.
- Diagnostic testing if results are abnormal.
- Referrals to treatment.
Who Should Get Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings?
All women are at risk for breastbreast and cervicalcervical cancer, but regular screenings can prevent or detect these diseases early. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has established the following guidelines for screening, but you should discuss with your health care provider how often you should get screened.
- Breast cancer: Women between 50 and 74 years old should get mammograms every two years. Those under 50 should talk with their provider about when they should be screened.
- Cervical cancer: Women should get their first Pap testPap test at age 21 and continue screening every three years until age 65.
Are You Eligible for Free or Low-Cost Screenings?
You may be eligible for free or low-cost screenings if you meet these qualifications—
- You are between 40 and 64 years of age for breast cancer screening.
- You are between 21 and 64 years of age for cervical cancer screening.
- You have no insurance, or your insurance does not cover screening exams.
- Your yearly income is at or below 250% of the federal poverty level.
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