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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.

 

For more information contact:

Becky Dunaway, R.N.,
(850)526-2412  ext 179
Fax (850) 718-0477
Office hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00am until 5:00 pm

Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer
Early Detection Program
Quick Facts
***Jackson Program***

(218.10kb pdf doc)


 

 

SERVICES PROVIDED BY OUR LOCAL FBCCEDP OFFICE

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October 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.

 

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More Breast & Cervical Cancer Resources
 

To learn more about the Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program review the eligibility requirements (26.50kb excel doc).

To learn more about breast cancer, contact the
following organizations:

National Cancer Institute
1-800-4-CANCER
www.nci.nih.gov

American Cancer Society
1-800-ACS-2345
www.cancer.org

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
1-800-719-9154
 
January is 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 cancer. 

Talk to a "Quit Coach" who can help you quit smoking.  Call 1-877-U-CAN-NOW (1-877-822-6669) or log on to www.tobaccofreeflorida.com

 

 

   

 

 



 

 

 
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