Cancer Screening Services
The Cancer Screening Program supports comprehensive cancer control in Montana by providing ongoing quality screening services to Montana women and education in a manner that is appropriate, accessible, cost-effective and sensitive to the client’s needs.
Screening services include mammograms, clinical breast exams, Pap tests and pelvic exams for the early detection of breast and cervical cancers. Diagnostic testing is also provided for the follow-up of abnormal screening tests. For information about low cost screenings for eligible clients call:
Toll Free 1-888-803-9343
The Montana Cancer Control Programs data (October 1, 1996 – June 30, 2017) show that 61,281 mammograms and 40,084 Pap tests have been performed through MCCP direct screening services. A total of 32,528 women have been served in the direct screening program since its inception. The number of women of American Indian heritage screened by the MCCP has steadily increased from approximately 6% in 1996 (5 of 262 women), to approximately 32% in 2017 (535 of 1,695 women) MCCP direct screening services. A total of 24,785 have been served in the direct screening program since its inception. The number of women of American Indian heritage screened by the MCCP has steadily increased from approximately 6% in 1996 (5 of 262 women), to approximately 19% in 2012 (1,074 of 5,681).
Community Based Programs
Take a closer look at what other public health programs are available in your community:
To request additional information please contact:
Leah Merchant, Program Manager
DPHHS Cancer Control Programs
1400 Broadway Rm C317
PO Box 202951
Helena, MT 59620-2951
Phone: (406) 444-4599
Fax: (877) 764-7575