BCCEDP

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BCCEDPBreast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
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The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program serves uninsured, underinsured, and low-income women.
Congress passed the Breast and Cervical Prevention Act of 1990, which established the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP).
Study researchers also found that health center patients, who are more likely than non-health center patients to be uninsured, were more likely to receive dietary and exercise advice as well as breast and cervical cancer screenings, thanks to public efforts such as the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Health center patients are often immigrants, living on low incomes and have fewer socioeconomic resources.
For 21 years, CDC's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program has helped low-income, uninsured, and underserved women gain access to breast and cervical cancer screening and follow-up services.
Free or low-cost Pap smear tests and mammography services are available through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Visit www.cdc.gov/cancer/nbc cedp or call 888-842-6355 for details.
Released in August, the report ranked state policies in five priority areas: breast and cervical cancer early detection program funding; colorectal screening cover age laws; smoke-free laws; tobacco prevention program funding; and tobacco taxes.
The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, administered by CDC, helps low-income, uninsured, and underserved women gain access to breast and cervical cancer screening services.
This nationwide educational campaign directly supports efforts such as CDC's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) to increase public awareness of the importance of screening.
Because of the need for a concerted national strategy to reduce mortality from breast and cervical cancers, appropriations for the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program have continued to increase.
This report describes cancer screening in three women who received these services through CDC's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and the implementation of this comprehensive screening program for low-income women through cooperative agreements with state health agencies during July 1991-July 1992.