Cancer Prevention and Control

The St. Mary’s County Health Department coordinates with local health care providers to help uninsured and underinsured residents get access to recommended cancer screening services.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment

The St. Mary’s County Health Department helps eligible women receive screening services for breast and cervical cancer. Through the St. Mary’s County Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program, eligible women receive regular clinical breast exams, mammograms, Pap tests, and associated diagnostic services at no cost to them. Through a separate initiative offered by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, breast or cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment services may also be covered for eligible Maryland residents. To learn more, click here.

Colorectal Cancer Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Through the St. Mary’s County Health Department Colorectal Cancer Program, eligible residents receive recommended colorectal cancer screening services at no cost to them. Limited funds may also be available through the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to help with treatment costs for colorectal cancer. To learn more, click here.