Cancer Services Program of the North Country

Serving Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego & Saint Lawrence Counties for Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Screenings

Supported with funds from New York State Department of Health

North Country Cancer Services Program

What is the Cancer Services Program?

The Cancer Services Program (CSP) provides breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings, and diagnostic services at NO COST to people who:

  • Live in New York State.
  • Do not have health insurance.
  • Have health insurance with a cost share that may prevent a person from obtaining screening and/or diagnostic services.
  • Meet income eligibility requirements.
  • Meet age requirements.


What cancer screening services does the CSP offer?

  • Breast Cancer Screening (Mammogram and Clinical Breast Exam)
    • Under age 40 at high risk for breast cancer*
    • Ages 40 and older (some programs serve ages 50 and older only)
  • Cervical Cancer Screening (Pap Test, high-risk HPV test and Pelvic Exam)
    • Ages 40 and older
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening (Fecal Occult Blood Test/Fecal Immunochemical Test Kit)
    • Ages 45 and older at average risk for colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening (Colonoscopy)
    • If at increased or high risk for colorectal cancer*

*Only as determined by a New York State-licensed health care provider per program guidelines.

If cancer is found from these tests, our program staff can help enroll eligible clients, into the Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program (MCTP), for full coverage of treatment services.

Have Questions? Submit a self-referral form or call 855-592-0830


Do you live outside of Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, or St. Lawrence Counties?  Call 1-866-442-CANCER (2262) or click here to find a program like ours in your area.

Do you need help getting health insurance? OCO Health Navigators may be able to help. Click here to find out more.

Do you know your cancer risk?

Take this quick and easy quiz for more information!

“I tell every woman I know about the program!”

“It is truly a huge blessing to me. I am so grateful for the provision of the program. All the kind people.”

“Thank you for this life saving program!”

Have Questions? Submit a self-referral form call 855-592-0830

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