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Cancer Causes & Control

, Volume 26, Issue 5, pp 649–650 | Cite as

The Reach and Health Impacts of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

  • Gery P. GuyJr.
  • Florence K. L. Tangka
  • Ingrid J. Hall
  • Jacqueline W. Miller
  • Janet Royalty
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This special supplement, “The Reach and Health Impacts of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program,” contains 16 articles that provide an in-depth examination of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP). Since 1990, the NBCCEDP has provided access to breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to more than 4.3 million low-income, underinsured, and uninsured women in the USA [1]. It is the largest organized cancer screening program in the country and, by design, reaches women who are underserved and may not have access to these services otherwise.

The first article in this special issue provides an overview of the NBCCEDP—its design, history, service delivery components, program impact, and potential role moving forward [2]. The remaining articles use data from the NBCCEDP to describe its reach and impact. Together, these findings provide a vital resource for understanding the important role of the NBCCEDP in...

Keywords

Cervical Cancer Cancer Screening Cervical Cancer Screening Cancer Detection Rate Public Health Practice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gery P. GuyJr.
    • 1
  • Florence K. L. Tangka
    • 1
  • Ingrid J. Hall
    • 1
  • Jacqueline W. Miller
    • 1
  • Janet Royalty
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Cancer Prevention and ControlCenters for Disease Control and PreventionAtlantaUSA

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