Breast Cancer Prevention

Information

Phone(410) 548-5175

Fax: (410) 543-6964

Services:

  • Screening Mammogram
  • Pap Test and Pelvic exam
  • Diagnostic Mammogram
  • Clinical Breast Exam

Additional Resources:

Fact Sheets (click for printable pdf files)


Closing the Gap: Hispanic Women and Breast Cancer Program

A Program of the Prevention and Health Communications Department

Funded By: Susan G. Komen Maryland

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Cerrando Espacios: Un Programa Cáncer de Seno y la Mujer HispanaWicomico County Health Department received funding from Susan G. Komen Maryland to continue implementing the “Closing the Gap: Hispanic Women and Breast Cancer” program. The program, in its 15th year, provides culturally appropriate education, outreach, referrals, and breast cancer screening to rural Hispanic women in Wicomico, Somerset, and Worcester Counties. Services are provided by a Komen Maryland Breast Health Navigator who is a native Spanish-speaker and a certified interpreter.

For more information about the program, please call the Prevention and Health Communications Office at  (410) 334-3480.


¿Quiénes son elegibles para el programa? dos Latinas Mujeres Hispanas;  Cualquier edad;  Residentes de los Condados de Wicomico, Somerset y Worcester;  Sin Seguro de Salud o con seguro que tenga un alto deducible.Who is eligible for the Komen Program?

 

  • Hispanic Women;
  • All ages;
  • Wicomico, Somerset or Worcester County residents;
  • No health insurance or insurance with high deductibles.

The Komen Program provides:

SCREENING SERVICES

  • Clinical Breast Exam
  • Mammogram
  • Diagnostic Mammogram
  • Ultrasound
  • Surgical Consultation

SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Interpretation & Translation
  • Transportation

 

No documentation is required for the Komen Breast Cancer Screening Program.  If further diagnosis or treatment is required after screening, pay stubs and proof of residency will be required for referral to the State of Maryland Diagnosis and Treatment Program.


How do I refer someone?

Contact Elizabeth Martinez, Komen Maryland Breast Health Navigator at the Wicomico County Health Department at 410-334-3480 ext.17486 or Elizabeth.martinez@maryland.gov  



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