If you don't have health insurance you can still get tested for cancer for FREE.
Women over 40 are eligible for free mammograms and cervical screenings statewide and year-round! Men and women over 50 are can receive free colorectal screening.
If you test positive for any of these the Onondaga County's Cancer Services Program will pay for treatment.
Though we must be proactive about all cancers all year long, October is a special time for awareness. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I've been doing some short episodes explaining my experience from cancer and listening to some experts. You can find the episodes here
Check out the first episode below.
Remember to stay proactive and get checked!
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