Cape May County Department of Health4 Moore Rd
Cape May Court House, NJ, 08210
Frequently Asked Questions about Cape May County Department of Health
What Cape May County Health Department's Cancer Education and Early Detection (CEED) Program provide?
They provide cancer screenings for men and women for breast, cervical, colon-rectal, and prostate cancers.
Is high-risk individuals who are uninsured or underinsured are eligible for exam?
Yes, Breast exam for women over 18 and free mammograms for women age 40 and over Pelvic exam; Pap smear Digital rectal exam (men and women over 50 are offered a take-home kit for colon cancer screening) Blood test for prostate cancer screening (All men over 50, African Americans and men with a family history of prostate cancer over 45, are offered a blood test and rectal exam for prostate cancer screening.)
Who is eligible for this program?
Cape May County residents who are uninsured and meet the financial guidelines. Breast and Cervical Screenings: Women ages 40 or older with emphasis on those 50 and over or are under 40 with abnormal symptoms. Men with abnormal breast symptoms are eligible. Prostate Screenings: Men who are 50 or older or African American/High-Risk Men 40 and older or men with abnormal symptoms. Colorectal screenings in conjunction with breast/cervical/prostate screening, 50 or older, or with abnormal symptoms or family history of colon cancer.
Cape May County Department of Health provides mammograms in New Jersey. To obtain more details on eligibility please contact Cape May County Department of Health directly by calling (609) 465-1047.
Not all facilities that offer free mammograms are completely free to everyone. Many diagnostic testing locations are free, some locations require that you meet income eligibility criteria. Call and ask before making an appointment or fully read the description information we provide.