Mississippi State Department of Health

Breast and Cervical Cancer


The Mississippi Breast and Cervical Cancer Program strives for early detection of cancer in those women at highest risk.

Typically, these are the uninsured, the medically underserved, minority, and elderly women. These women are more likely to have advanced disease when symptoms appear, reflecting differences in access to screening and care.

Our Services

Screening: With federal and matching funds, MSDH/BCCP offers Pap exam screening services at selected health department clinics, Community Health Centers and private providers to uninsured women between the ages of 40 and 64. Mammography screening is available through contracted providers to uninsured women between 50 and 64 years of age. Women 40 to 49 are eligible for screening mammograms when special funding is available.

Special exceptions are available for those women between the ages of 18 and 39, but they must receive prior approval.

Service Providers List

Find Out More

For further information about breast and cervical cancer, our services, and whether you qualify, call (601) 576-7466.

Preventing Breast Cancer

You can reduce your risk of breast cancer, and help ensure a healthier future for yourself. Staying active, keeping a healthy weight, and eating right all play a role. Understanding the risk factors that can lead to breast cancer helps you control your own risk, too.

NEW: Free Program to Help You Thrive After Cancer!

Mississippi residents can get free one-on-one health coaching, online or by text, for health and well-being after cancer. If you have finished primary cancer therapy, or are on long-term maintenance therapy, register today.

We want to hear from you about about maternal and child health needs and programs in Mississippi. Take a moment to share your ideas and concerns with us.
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Links referenced
Who can qualify    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,382,103,html
Income guidelines    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,382,103,html
Breast and Cervical Cancer Program Screening Providers    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/7771.pdf
What you should know    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,14345,103,html
Learn more, and sign up for free    https://packhealth.com/mcccp

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

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