National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (BCCEDP)

This program is available to eligible women who meet state specific guidelines. The program helps women receive the screening and diagnostic services needed to detect early signs of breast and cervical cancer. Some clients who are diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer may be eligible for their state’s Medicaid Program under the Breast and Cervical Treatment Act. Services are provided by contracted local health care facilities.

Funding is provided by the Iowa and Illinois Department of Public Health and the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In Scott, Clinton, and Jackson Counties, this program is referred to as the Care For Yourself Program and is managed by Genesis Medical Center through a grant from the Scott County and Clinton County Health Departments. In Illinois this program is referred to as IBCCP and is managed by the Rock Island County Health Department.

For more information about these programs, Iowa residents should contact Dona Bark, RN, 563-421-1913 or 563-244-4925. Illinois residents should contact Karri Williams 309-558-2906.

Voucher Programs

Funded by a grant from the Susan G. Komen For the Cure-Quad Cities Affiliate, administered by Genesis Medical Center, the programs serve residents of the following counties:

In Iowa:
Scott, Cedar, Clinton, and Muscatine

In Illinois:
Rock Island, Mercer, Henry and Whiteside

The Voucher Programs provide:

  • Mammogram screening or diagnostic 
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Medical alert bracelet-Lymphedema precautions

Having insurance does not mean that a financial barrier does not exist.  These products may be non-covered services or a deductible/co-pay may apply. If the ability to financially cover these products is an issue, please call for confidential, individualized evaluation of your situation.

For more information about these programs, contact Kim Turner, MSN, RN, OCN, 563-421-1908 or 1-888-532-7140.

Cancer Treatment and You

Cancer Treatment and You Online Education

Genesis Cancer Care Institute now has an online class providing general information about treatments and support services for cancer patients and families.
Topics covered in the online class include:
  • Treatment options
  • Nurse Navigators
  • Caregiver Advice
  • Survivorship
  • Support Services

Start the class today!

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