Cancer

Schuyler County Public Health is dedicated to the prevention of cancer. We are a part of the Cancer Services Program of the Southern Tier and offer referrals for cancer screenings and education about the prevention of cancers.

Cancer Screenings
New York State Cancer Services Program partners with Schuyler County to offer free cancer screenings! Eligible clients are able to received clinical breast exams, mammograms, Pap tests and colorectal cancer screening through fecal tests. Clients receiving positive screening tests also receive diagnostic testing and are referred to treatment if needed. Eligible clients are also enrolled in the Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program for Medicaid coverage for the duration of their breast, cervical, colorectal or prostate cancer treatment. Call Cancer Services Program of the Southern Tier (607) 535-9174 or 1-866-442-CANCER (2262) to find our if you or someone you care about is eligible. More information can be found at the Cancer Services Program Webpage.

Cancer Map
Do you ever wonder what the cancer rates are for Schuyler County and the rest of NY? You can view a map that marks the incidence of various types of cancers by clicking the map below.

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