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NYS Department of Health - Cancer Services Program
What is the Cancer Services Program?

The Cancer Services Program (CSP) provides breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings at NO COST to women and men who:

Do not have health insurance OR have health insurance that does not
cover the cost of these screenings
Cannot pay for these screenings
Meet income eligibility requirements
Meet age requirements
Live in New York State

Cancer screening services available through the CSP:

Mammograms & clinical breast exams for
Women ages 40 and older
Women under age 40 at high risk for breast cancer*

Pap test and pelvic exam for
Women ages 40 and older

Fecal occult blood test & fecal immunochemical kit) for
Men and women ages 50 and older at average risk for colorectal cancer

Colonoscopy for Men and women at increased or high risk for colorectal cancer*

*Only a New York State-licensed health care provider can determine risk.

Services are provided in local clinics, health centers, doctors' offices and hospitals in every county and borough in New York State by health care providers participating in the CSP.
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