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Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

Contact Us

  •  904-253-1610
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    Mailing Address

    900 University Boulevard North 

    Jacksonville, Florida 32211 

     

Service Goals 

The Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (FBCCEDP) makes it easy to get the breast and cervical cancer screenings doctors recommend. The screenings are free or low cost if program eligibility requirements are met.

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Services Provided 

  • Clinical breast exam by a qualified physician
  • Mammograms available at several sites
  • Pelvic exam and Pap Smear test (if cervix is present)
  • Assistance with a variety of physician recommended follow-up diagnostic tests
  • Support in locating a facility that will provide reduced cost tests, if needed
  • Care coordination for abnormal screening or diagnostic test results
  • Assistance with Medicaid cancer treatment, if needed

Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Brochure (302 KB PDF)

Eligibility Criteria / Payment Options 

Services are free if criteria are met.
  • Women ages 50 through 64
  • Women who do not have health insurance, which will cover the cost of a mammogram, clinical breast exam, pelvic exam/Pap test.
  • Women who are not covered by Medicaid or Medicare
  • Women who meet the income guidelines of the program (at or below 200% of the federal poverty level)
  • Women who are Florida residents and reside in one of the following counties: Clay, Duval, Baker, Nassau, or St. Johns
  • Women older than 40, but younger than 50, with a personal history of breast or invasive cervical cancer may be enrolled and screened through the program if they also meet income and insurance requirements
  • Women under 50 with symptoms if program criteria are met

Service Locations 

  • Community-based organizations
  • Churches
  • Health Centers
  • Local hospitals
  • Medical providers