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Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening 2018-01-23T23:10:08+00:00

The Women’s Health Connection (WHC) program administered by Access to Healthcare Network provides breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to low-income women who are uninsured or underinsured (cannot afford the cost of care). Thanks to the generosity of WHC providers, Nevada women who meet certain qualifications may be eligible to receive free cervical and breast cancer screenings at no charge.

Who is the WHC for?

  • Services are available to women, transgender men, and transgender women

  • Individuals who are uninsured and underinsured

  • Individuals who have insurance but cannot afford the cost of their care

  • Individuals who live in Nevada

  • Individuals who are 21-64 years of age

  • Individuals must meet income guidelines

What does it provide?

Cervical services age 21-29  years old:

  • Annual pelvic exam

  • Pap test

  • Diagnostic services after an abnormal screening result

  • Referral for treatment

Breast services age 40-49  years old:

  • Annual clinical breast exam

  • Diagnostic services after an abnormal screening result

  • Referral for treatment

  • Annual screening mammogram

Cervical services age 30-64  years old:

  • Annual pelvic exam

  • Pap test or co-testing (Pap and HPV test) as recommended by the examining clinician

  • Diagnostic services after an abnormal screening result

  • Referral for treatment

Breast services age 50 and older:

  • Annual clinical breast exam

  • Diagnostic services after an abnormal screening result

  • Referral for treatment

  • Annual screening mammogram

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