Breast & Cervical Cancer Prevention Program

Screenings Save Lives
  • Regular breast and cervical cancer screening can save lives.
  • Over 800 women received free screening services this year.
  • Doctors Community Hospital identified 7 cases of breast cancer - helping those individuals receive the timely care and treatment that needed.
Services
The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) initiative is a Prince George’s Health Department program for uninsured/under-insured, low-income women residing in the County. The goal of the BCCP program is to:
  • Increase awareness of the importance of breast and cervical cancer screening.
  • Provide education and outreach to the general public, medical providers and health educators.
  • Prevent and reduce overall breast and cervical cancer morbidity and mortality as well as health disparities among minorities in Prince George’s County.
Patient Care
Experienced Radiologists, Certified Breast Surgeon, OB/GYN and staff perform all breast and cervical screenings at Doctors Community Hospital’s, Center for Comprehensive Breast Care Center. The hospital’s doctors, nurses and surgical team work closely with the Health Department to provide patients seamless services.

Eligibility
These free breast/cervical screening services are available to those who:
  • Women resident of Prince George’s County
  • Are between the ages 40 - 64
  • Have low incomes
  • Uninsured
For more information about the BCCP program, call the Prince George’s County Health Department at 301-883-3525.

Resources
The BCCP program is funded by the Cigarette Restitution Fund (CRF) of Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.