Age appropriate screening is one of the best ways to prevent cancer. The good news is mammograms, PAP smears, and colon cancer screenings are available to anyone regardless of your income or insurance coverage. Screening saves lives!
Recommended Cancer Screenings
Breast cancer, mammograms: every two years from ages 40-74.
Cervical cancer, PAP smears: regularly from age 21
It is recommended an HPV test be done at the same time.
Colon cancer: screenings from ages 50-75
If you have a family history of colon cancer or polyps, screening should start earlier.
Need help finding a provider enrolled in our program? Numerous providers participate in our Cancer Screening Program and can provide free breast or cervical cancer screening for those eligible.
Pondera County Health Department also has free FIT tests for colon cancer screening.