Featured Success Stories

Featured National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program award recipients share innovative ways they have found to increase cancer screenings.

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Several organizations worked together to connect Hispanic women with low incomes with health care, housing, food, transportation, and other financial assistance during the pandemic.

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In September 2020, the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan and its partner hosted a mobile mammography van, while taking steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. More than 100 women got mammograms during the five-day event.

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South Carolina was one of the first states to receive funding through the NBCCEDP. Over the past 29 years, the state’s screening program, Best Chance Network, has worked with a variety of partners to reach diverse groups of women who are underserved.

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The Guam Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program allowed women to sign up at one of its three partner clinics.

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The Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program increased the number of women without health insurance who received mammograms from 500 to more than 1,200 in one year.

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Staff members give doctors a list of the patients who have an appointment that day and the preventive care services they need, including cancer screening tests.

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In Nevada, about 1,500 more women received free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screening in 2018 than in 2017.