What is the Cancer Services Program?

The Cancer Services Program (CSP) provides breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings at NO COST to women and men who:

  • Live in New York State

  • Do not have health insurance

  • Have health insurance with a cost share that may prevent a person from obtaining screening and/or diagnostic services

  • Meet income eligibility requirements

  • Meet age requirements

    Breast, cervical and colorectal cancers may not always cause symptoms, but there are screening tests that can find these cancers early, when treatment is most successful.

    The risk for breast cancer increases with age. Talk to your doctor about when and how often you should be screened.

    All women are at risk for cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is one of the easiest cancers to prevent with regular screening tests and follow-up. It also is highly curable when found and treated early.

    All men and women ages 50 or older should be screened for colorectal cancer; your healthcare provider may recommend starting screening earlier.

    Early cancer detection saves lives!

    Call 1-866-442-CANCER (2262) to talk to someone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week who will connect you to a Cancer Services Program near you. The call is free.

    What if they find something or I need treatment after the screening?

    If the screening test finds something abnormal, diagnostic (testing) services are available through the CSP for eligible women and men at no cost.

    If breast, cervical or colorectal cancer is found, eligible women and men may be able to enroll in the NYS Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program to receive full Medicaid coverage for the entire time they are being treated for cancer.

    Men diagnosed with prostate cancer by a doctor in this program may be able to enroll in the NYS Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program (the CSP does not pay for prostate cancer screening or diagnostic services).

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Events

    Please see our event calendar for Cancer Services Program upcoming event!: Women 40-64 and do not have health insurance may be eligible for mammogram and cervical screenings. Men and Women 50-64 and do not have health insurance may be eligible for the colon cancer screening. To pre-register, please contact the program at (518) 841-3726.