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Cayuga County Dept. of Health & Human Services,
8 Dill Street
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: (315) 253-1455 Fax: (315) 253-1156
Website: www.co.cayuga.ny.us

Primary Contact: Kimberly Abate , Partnership Coordinator
Other Staff: Julie Delaney - Data Manager
Susan Shaw - Outreach Specialist

MISSION: A community coalition that seeks to reduce the incidence of breast, cervical, colorectal, and prostate cancers through early detection and education.

SERVICES: All services are provided free of charge to eligible individuals.

Breast and cervical cancer screening services include: instruction regarding breast self-examination, clinical breast examinations, mammograms, and pelvic examinations with pap smears. Eligible women must be: (1) age 40 or older (2) medically uninsured or underinsured (i.e. have a prohibitive deductible, or limited coverage), and (3) meet income guidelines.

Colorectal services include: instruction regarding risk factors and screening procedures, annual testing for colorectal cancer via FIT kits and follow-up examinations (ex. Colonoscopies). Eligible men & women must be: (1) age 50 or older OR younger than age 50, with family history of polyps or colorectal cancer, (2) medically uninsured or underinsured (i.e. have a prohibitive deductible, or limited coverage), and (3) meet income guidelines.

Prostate health education; Free screening clinics conducted quarterly around the county; Educational presentations available to service clubs, churches, and other community organizations.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Coalition/Advisory Board member

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm; July & August, 8:00am - 4:00pm.

 

 

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