Screening and Services

New York State Department of Health Cancer Services Program Screenings

  • Breast Cancer Screening (Mammogram and Clinical Breast Exam)
    ◦Women ages 40-64
    ◦Women under age 40 at high risk for breast cancer*
  • Cervical Cancer Screening (Pap Test and Pelvic Exam)
    ◦Women ages 40-64
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening (Fecal Occult Blood Test/Fecal Immunochemical Test Kit)
    ◦Men and women ages 50 and older at average risk for colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening (Colonoscopy)
    ◦Men and women at increased or high risk for colorectal cancer*

*Only a New York State-licensed health care provider can determine risk.

Where are these screening services provided?

Services are provided in local clinics, health centers, doctors’ offices and hospitals in every county and borough in New York State by health care providers participating in the CSP.

Who do I call for a FREE cancer screening or to be connected to other CSP services?

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.

Locally, for Fulton, Montgomery & Schenectady Counties, call (518) 841-3726.