Erlanger Well-Woman Early Detection Program
Offering free breast and cervical cancer screenings and diagnostic services for women who qualify
Are you a resident of Tennessee without insurance? If so, you may be eligible for a free well woman visit and mammogram screening through the Erlanger Well Woman Early Detection Program, in partnership with Tennessee Breast and Cervical Program.
You may qualify if you meet the following criteria:
- You are a resident of Tennessee
- You don’t have insurance
- Your insurance doesn’t cover mammograms or PAP tests
- You’re between the ages of 25 and 64 for PAP tests, or between the ages of 40 and 64 for annual mammograms
- You meet income qualifications.
Early Detection Saves Lives. Get the Facts.
3 in 4 women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of the disease and are not considered high risk1
40% Mammograms have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the US by 40% since 1990.2
50% of women diagnosed with cervical cancer have never had a pap test3
12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year4
For more information and to find out if you qualify, please call Erlanger’s Cancer Support Services at 423-778-8999 or 423 778-6357. This program is offered through the Tennessee Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (TBCCP).
1National Breast Cancer Coalition. Myth #8: Most women with breast cancer have a family history of the disease. Accessed 11/19/2019
2National Center for Biotechnology Information. Screening for breast cancer in 2018—what should we be doing today? Accessed 11/19/2019
3CDC. Cervical Cancer is Preventable. Accessed 11/19/2019
4CDC. Cervical Cancer Fact Sheet. Accessed 11/19/2019
This content was last reviewed on 8/13/2019 by a designated specialist, physician and/or provider with this Erlanger medical specialty.