Did you know 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime? And nearly 40,000 women are expected to die from breast cancer this year. In Lorain County, between 2008 and 2012, there were 1,670 cancer deaths. Of those deaths, 236 of them were from breast or cervical cancer.
The BCCP is a statewide, high-quality breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic program offered at no cost to eligible women in Ohio. Eligible women will be scheduled for services with providers in their area. Services include:
You are eligible for these services if you meet the following:
Women who have been screened for breast cancer through the BCCP and are found to need treatment for breast or cervical cancer (or pre-cancerous conditions) will be assisted by the BCCP staff in finding community resources and may be eligible to apply for BCCP Medicaid.
Lorain County Residents should call BCCP, Cuyahoga County Board of Health at 1-800-443-2168 or 216-201-2001 ext. 1541.