1. Western Queens CSP Quick Facts Contact us for your free screening today!What is the Cancer Services Program (CSP)? 718-261-1092 ext.The CSP provides breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings at no cost to 5519men and women who: Do not have health insurance In the past decade Meet age requirements Live in New York State, borough of Queens CSP of Western Queens tripled theWhat Cancer screening services are available? number of peopleBreast Cancer ScreeningMammogram and Clinical Breast Exam screened for breast, Women ages 40 and older cervical and Women under age 40 at high right risk for breast cancer colorectal cancerCervical Cancer ScreeningPap Test and Pelvic Exam BREAST CANCER: Women ages 40 and older Breast cancer kills about 1,260 in NewColorectal Cancer ScreeningFecal Occult Blood Test/ Fecal Immunochemical Test Kit York City every year Men and women ages 50 and older at average risk for colorectal cancer and still 23% of women 40 and olderAbout CSP of Western Queens? have not had a recentThere are over 20 providers and more than 45 employees in our partnership. Weare comprised of local clinics, health centers, doctors’ office and hospitals. mammogramWe are fluent in Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, Cantonese, MandarinBengali, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi & Fujianese. CERVICAL CANCER: HumanWhat we do within the American Cancer Society? papillomavirus (HPV):We are contracted workers from the New York State Department of Health. Wefacilitate a community-based partnership for the NYSDOH Cancer Services A virus spread duringProgram in Western Queens. We provide: sexual activity is the  Client Assessment & Screening most important risk  Case management factor for cervical  Evaluation  Treatment cancer.  Data Management COLORECTAL CANCER:  Outreach Colorectal cancer can  Recruitment  Quality Assurance be present without any symptoms at all,How do you refer a potential client? so screening is  Call 718-261-1092 x5519, 5518, 5537, 5525 important to find  CSP toll free # 1-866-442-CANCER (2262)  http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseases/cancer/services cancer early when it is most curable.
2. NYS CSP Quick Facts BREAST CANCER: Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths amongNYS Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program (MCTP) women in NewWomen and men who are in need of treatment for breast, cervical, colorectal or York State (NYS).prostate** cancer may be eligible for full Medicaid coverage through the NYS 1 in 5 New York women areMCTP. Coverage lasts for the entire treatment period and includes medications. not up-to-date with their  Clients must meet certain other eligibility criteria such as age, income, mammography screening. U.S. Citizens, Green card holders, New York State residency, and must not be covered under any creditable insurance at the time of application 14,000 new cases of breast  All eligible individuals must be seen by a Medicaid approved provider cancer are diagnosed each for treatment year in NYS, and almost 2,800 women die from the** The CSP does not currently support routine population-based screening forprostate cancer. The CSP does not currently provide reimbursement for prostate disease annually.cancer screening and diagnostic services. CERVICAL CANCER: About 3,600 women diePublic Education and Awareness from cervical cancer  The CSP operates a 24/7 toll-free referral phone line 1-866-442-CANCER annually. (2262) has translators and refers callers directly to screening services, support services, legal services, and genetic counselors in their area. The Pap test has reduced  Print materials about various cancers (breast, cervical, colorectal, cervical cancer rates ovarian, prostate, and skin) are available through the NYSDOH dramatically since it was Distribution Center. Available informational materials include posters, first introduced 65 years brochures, fact sheets and pamphlets. Publications in quantities up to ago. 200 are available free of charge to New York State residents and organizations. Requests for materials can be mailed, faxed or emailed COLORECTAL CANCER: using the form and instructions found on the NYSDOH website at http://www.nyhealth.gov/forms/order forms/cancer.htm More than 30% of New Yorkers are not up-to-date with their colorectal cancer screening.Professional DevelopmentThe CSP offers professional development opportunities and resources toclinical providers to ensure that CSP clients receive high quality screening, At least 6 of every 10diagnostic and treatment services in a culturally sensitive manner. The deaths from colon cancerfollowing programs are a sample of available offerings: could be prevented if every  Statewide Grand Rounds “Eliminating Deaths from Cervical Cancer” adult 50 years and older  Clinical Breast Exam Training: Improving technique and skills for clinical got tested regularly. providers Mammography Quality Improvement interactive Continuing Medical Education-based DVD  Colorectal Cancer Professional Education Adults 18-64 years old with  Cultural Competency training no health insurance at all in For additional information about the CSP, and information about how the past 12 months were 7 to access professional development opportunities and public education times more likely to skip resources, please call (518) 474-1222 or visit the NYSDOH website at medical care for cost http://www.health.ny.gov/nysdoh/cancer/center/partnerships reasons, compared with those continuously insured.