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Illinois Breast & Cervical Cancer Program


Illinois Breast Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP) is a statewide grant program providing screening services for breast and cervical cancer in order to reduce mortality related to breast and cervical cancer.  The Program ensures that eligible Illinois women receive regular screening for breast and cervical cancer, prompt follow-up of abnormal findings when needed, and assurance that all screenings and diagnostic tests are performed according to the current recommendations for quality assurance.

Illinois Breast & Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP)

The Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program offers free mammograms, breast exams, pelvic exams and Pap tests to eligible women. In 2006, Governor expanded the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program. Now, more women than ever before can take advantage of the free screenings and treatment. Even if a woman has already been diagnosed with cancer, she may receive free treatment if she qualifies. Since the program was launched in Illinois in 1995, over 66,000 women have been screened for breast and cervical cancers.

I Programa de Illinois para la Lucha contra el Cáncer de Seno y el Cáncer del Cuello Uterino (IBCCP) ofrece mamogramas, exámenes de seno, exámenes de la pelvis y pruebas Papanicolau de forma gratuita a mujeres elegibles. En el 2006, el Gobernador expandió el IBCCP. Ahora, más mujeres que nunca pueden aprovechar los tratamientos y exámenes gratuitos. Aún si una mujer ha sido diagnosticada con cáncer, puede recibir tratamiento si es elegible para el mismo. Desde que el programa comenzó en Illinois en 1995, más de 66,000 mujeres han recibido exámenes de cáncer de seno y cáncer del cuello uterino.
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