Lake Cumberland District Health Department
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Early diagnosis of breast and cervical cancer reduces the risk of death by offering women more treatment options.
Our breast and cervical cancer screening services include:
You may contact your local health department for more information.
The Kentucky Women’s Cancer Screening Program is a federally funded, public health program providing free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to eligible women in Kentucky. Services like mammograms and Pap tests are offered through local health departments and participating clinics around the state.
KWCSP providers are located across the commonwealth. To find the provider nearest you call toll free (844) 249-0708
While choosing when to get a breast and cervical cancer screening is a personal choice, significant body of medical evidence shows early detection is a primary factor in the successful treatment of breast and cervical cancer. Recommended screening schedules are:
Note: Women with certain risk factors should consider getting mammogram screening at an earlier age and more frequently. Ask your healthcare provider when the best time is for you to begin and maintain regular screenings.
For more information on breast cancer, visit CDC: Breast Cancer.
Note: Women with certain risk factors or abnormal screening tests may need to be screened more often and/or screened beyond age 65. Ask your healthcare provider how often you should have a cervical cancer screening.
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