New York Hospital to provide free cancer screenings to uninsured, underinsured patients

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St. Johns stated its service location along the Rockaway, Queens peninsula has a greater rate for 14 cancer types compared to the rest of New York City, and it hopes this effort will encourage clients who would otherwise be prevented by cost barriers to seek necessary cancer screenings..

The program supplies totally free screening services to New York clients who meet the health, age and income insurance status requirements..

The program provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings to women ages 40 and older and women under 40 who are thought about at high threat for breast cancer. St. Johns will help qualified clients organize follow-up care and also plans to add colon cancer evaluating to the program..

Erica Carbajal –
Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Free breast and cervical cancer screenings are now available to underinsured and uninsured patients through New York City-based St. Johns Episcopal Hospitals brand-new cancer services program, according to a press release shown Beckers..