A person is eligible for services from Cancer Services Program if he/she is Uninsured or Underinsured (high deductible, screenings not covered) as follows:

For colorectal cancer screening:

  • All average risk Men and Women age 45+
  • Uninsured & underinsured persons at increased or high risk may be eligible under age 45**
  • Symptomatic persons age 45+ and uninsured/underinsured

For breast and cervical cancer screening:

  • 40-64+ years of age for a clinical breast exam, pelvic exam, and pap smear and any associated diagnostic testing
  • Women age 40+ are also eligible for a screening mammogram
  • Women under age 40 who are at high risk of breast cancer may also be eligible**
  • Not currently under treatment for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer or pre-cancerous conditions


**Please call the Cancer Services Program of Erie County Intake Line at 716-858-7376 or toll free at 866-442-2262 to discuss screening mammogram or colon cancer screening referrals for increased and high-risk persons or any questions about a person’s eligibility.