What is covered if you qualify?
- Complete breast exam** (yearly)
- Pelvic exam** (yearly)
- Pap smear** (Conventional every year x 3 normals / Liquid every other year x 3 normals… then every 3 years routinely)
- Mammogram** (50 yrs of age and older… Under 50 years of age covered only if CBE ABNORMAL!)
- The focus group of women is ages 40-64. The program may accept certain women 30-39 years of age depending on screening history. Women diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer while enrolled in Women’s Way could be eligible for the Women’s Way Medicaid Treatment Program also.
EARLY DETECTION IS STILL THE KEY… EVERY 5 MINUTES, THERE ARE 5 NEW DIAGNOSES AND 1 DEATH!!!!!
***Remember… Lung cancer is still the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women, but breast cancer is the 2nd leading cause of deaths among women!
***In addition…. It is estimated that more than $2 BILLION per year is spent in the United States on the treatment of cervical cancer!
If you have any questions as to whether you or someone you care about would qualify, please call Tonya Drenth or Robin Iszler at:
Central Valley Health District
122 2nd St SW
Jamestown, ND 58401
701-252-8130 or 1-800-449-6636