Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

Last updated: November 29, 2022

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Protect Yourself Against Breast and Cervical Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Early detection gives a woman her best chance for survival. There are no warning signs for cervical cancer. But cervical cancer can be successfully prevented and treated if detected early.

FREE Screening Referrals in Anne Arundel County

You can receive referrals for free breast exams, mammograms and Pap tests through the Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Program. Eligible women receive coupons for free care. A network of highly skilled, private County health care providers honor these coupons.

You may be eligible for the Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s FREE exam. For more information, call 410-222-6180.

Two Simple Tests

A mammogram and a cervical cancer screening can detect cancer in early treatable stages.

What is a mammogram?Dragonfly logo

A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breasts. Mammograms detect tumors that cannot be found by a breast exam. A mammogram is slightly uncomfortable for some women … but it can save your life!

What is a Pap test?

A Pap test is a cervical screening performed in your doctor’s office. A small piece of your cervical tissue is taken during an internal exam and is tested to see if there is anything unusual about the cells in the tissue. A Pap test is slightly uncomfortable for some women … but it can save your life!

Make the Call that Could Save Your Life

You will speak directly and confidentially to staff who will help determine if you are eligible for free services.  After receiving all required paperwork, you will be scheduled for your well-woman screening appointments.

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You Can Get FREE Services If You …

  • are 40 years or older,
  • have a limited yearly income*,
  • have no health insurance or have an insurance program that does not cover mammograms or Pap tests, and
  • are a resident of Anne Arundel County.

*Income eligibility changes slightly each year and is based on U.S. federal government guidelines.

Call for information about referrals for FREE breast exams, mammograms and Pap tests …
410-222-6180 … it’s a call that could save your life!
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