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The Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP) provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women who meet eligibility guidelines.  Free services include a pelvic exam, pap smear, clinical breast exam, mammogram, and diagnostic services such as an ultrasound, colposcopy, or biopsy, if needed.

For more information about free screenings, contact ABCCEDP toll-free at 1-877-252-3324 or contact your local county health department.

Eligibility Guidelines for Free Services

  • Women ages 40 to 64 
  • Women who have an income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines - 2014 Income Eligibility Guidelines
  • Women without insurance or who are underinsured

Patient Enrollment

Health care providers who have contracted with ABCCEDP should enroll their patients through the ABCCEDP Online Med-It System.

For instructions on how to enroll a patient, please read the 2012 Med-It Enrollment Instructions.

Women Screened and Saved

Since the program's beginning in 1996 to 2013:

  • 91,109 women screened
  • 143,080 clinical breast exams
  • 123,843 mammograms
  • 78,487 Pap smears
  • 1,757 cases of breast cancer detected
  • 445 cases of cervical cancer detected

In the last grant year:

  • 12,329 women screened
  • 10,255 clinical breast exams
  • 9,944 mammograms
  • 4,437 Pap smears
  • 137 cases of breast cancer detected
  • 16 cases of cervical cancer detected

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