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Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Contact the Florida Cancer Program
Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida - Cancer Program
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-23
Tallahassee, FL 32399
The Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (FBCCEDP) also known as the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Dection Program, per Section 381.93, Florida Statutes, makes it easy to get the breast and cervical cancer screenings doctors recommend. The screenings are free or low cost if you meet program eligibility requirements. There are many BCCEDP sites located throughout Florida.
To see if you qualify, call your County Health Department.
The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) as administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funds the Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (FBCCEDP). The NBCCEDP was created in response to the Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Act of 1990; Public Law 101-354. The FBCCEDP has been awarded funding by the CDC since 1994. The grant is administered through the central office and 17 lead County Health Department (CHD) regional coordinators manage service provision in the counties across the state to assure statewide access. The lead counties are: Brevard, Broward, Duval, Escambia, Gadsden, Hillsborough, Jackson, Leon, Miami-Dade, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole and Volusia.
Services provided include:
- Breast and cervical cancer screening exams (clinical breast exams, mammograms, and Pap tests) to approximately 5 percent of the at need population as funding allows.
- Diagnostic funds are reserved for women screened through the program.
- Care coordination to all clients with abnormal exams.
- Women screened through the program and diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer are referred to the Florida Medicaid Program for eligibility determination.
- Paid breast and cervical cancer treatment through Medicaid for eligible women screened through the program.
Florida Breast Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Referral Program 2018 Annual Legislative Report
Florida Breast Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Referral Program 2019 Annual Legislative Report
Florida Breast Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Referral Program 2020 Annual Legislative Report
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