No health insurance? No-cost screenings for breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal cancer are eligible uninsured individuals.
The Cancer Services Program of Albany and Rensselaer Counties will hold a free screening event:
Wednesday, March 15
4 to 6 p.m.
The Massry Center
147 Hoosick Street, Troy
For questions, to check your eligibility, or to make an appointment, please call 518-525-8680.
The Cancer Services Program of Albany and Rensselaer Counties is funded by the New York State Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The program offers no-cost breast, cervical, and colorectal screenings to uninsured or underinsured residents of Albany and Rensselaer counties. The program targets women ages 40 and above and men ages 50 and above, but is often able to assist younger patients as well.
If a patient is diagnosed, an on-site case manager will help to enroll the patient in the Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program, which covers treatment costs and medication throughout the period of treatment.