Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
The Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP) provides free breast screenings to eligible women 40 through 64 years of age and cervical cancer screenings to eligible women ages 35 through 64. The breast screening service includes a clinical office visit, breast exam, instruction on self-breast exam, and a screening mammogram. Other services such as diagnositc mammogram, ultrasound, breast biopsy and surgical consult are also provided free through the program if needed. The screening for cervical cancer includes a clinical office visit, pelvic exam, and pap smear. Other services such as colposcopy, surgical consult and endocervical curettage are also provided at no charge to the patient if deemed necessary.
To be eligible for the program:
- the woman must be without medical insurance or under-insured and can not be on Medicare Part B or Medicaid.
- the woman must reside in Ford or Iroquois county