Florida Breast & Cervical Cancer Early
Detection Program (FBCCEDP)
This program is funded through a grant from the Centerís for
Disease Control and is
nationally referred to as the Florida Breast & Cervical Cancer Early
Detection Program. The Jackson
County Health Department site serves the following counties:
Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf,
Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Walton & Washington. Women can receive
services at the health
department nearest to them. The mission of this program is to
provide critical breast &
cervical cancer screening services to underserved women.
is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
We at the Florida Breast and Cervical Early Detection
Program encourage family and friends to get an annual
clinical breast exam and mammogram. Learn to do
self breast exams. Good breast health can help
find breast cancer at its earliest stages.
of Breast Cancer Organizations
Januaryis Cervical Cancer Awareness
Month. Cervical cancer may be prevented by finding
and removing pre-cancerous cells. A pap test looks
for these cells. We at the Florida Breast and
Cervical Early Detection Program encourage women
throughout the state to get a pap test as directed by
their medical providers.
Stop smoking, smoking doubles your
risk of cervical cancer. Smoking weakens your
body's ability to fight HPV (human papilloma virus).
HPV greatly increases your risk of getting cervical