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Breast Cancer Screening & Diagnostic Information​

  • Listed: December 15, 2018 6:39 pm
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Breast Cancer Screening & Diagnostic Information​

EWC’s consumer line 1-800-511-2300 is now available 24/7!

Do you qualify for free services? You may if you:

  • Are a woman 40 years old or older, you may qualify for routine breast cancer screenings
  • Have symptoms at any age, regardless of gender, you may qualify for breast diagnostic services

    • Some warning signs and/or symptoms of breast cancer include:

        • Lump, mass, or swelling in the breast or underarm
        • Changes in size or shape of the breast
        • Change in skin texture and color (dimpling, puckering, redness, scaly skin, or thickening) of the breast or nipple
        • Nipple retraction or inversion
        • Nipple discharge
        • Breast pain
        • Please note that these warning signs and/or symptoms may occur with conditions other than breast cancer.

  • Have no or limited insurance
  • Are not getting these services through Medi-Cal or another government-sponsored program
  • Live in California

Call us at 1-800-511-2300. Assistance is available 24/7.

We speak English, Spanish, Arabic, Armenian, Cambodian/Khmer, Cantonese, Farsi, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese​.

Cervical Cancer Prevention Information

Do you qualify for free services? You may if you:
  • are 21 years old or older
  • have low income (EWC Income Criteria)
  • have no or limited insurance
  • are not getting these services through Medi-Cal or another government-sponsored program
  • live in California
Call 1-800-511-2300. Assistance is available 24/7.
We speak English, Spanish, Arabic, Armenian, Cambodian/Khmer, Cantonese, Farsi, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.
If you don’t qualify, the EWC representative for your area may know of other low-cost screening programs that might be available to you.  The Regional Contractors are also your link to support groups, advocacy groups and the latest information on what’s happening in your community.

Treatment Information

If you are diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer:

Free treatment is available to all Californians who qualify through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program.

Information on this program is available on Medi‑Cal’s website or call 1-800-824-0088 to speak with an eligibility specialist.

Information for Providers

Provider assistance at the local level is available from staff at the EWC Regional Contractors.  Regional Contractor staff are responsible for assisting providers with enrollment and orientation to EWC, providing clinical support and communication with providers on behalf of DHCS.
Disclaimer: The community resource directory information is deemed accurate and up-to-date, however, you should always contact the agency or provider to confirm this information and make an appointment. Be sure to confirm payment information with the provider, if payment is required. We are not affiliated to any of the organizations listed in this app/website. The information provided in this app/site is for the benefit of the community and and we are not liable for any information changed from the date we published this information. Please contact us if you like to make any changes in the information by emailing beracahsites@gmail.com

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