Cancer Education and Early Detection
Beating cancer –
one screening at a time
FREE CANCER SCREENINGS
NJCEED AT TRENTON HEALTH TEAM
In collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Health, Trenton Health Team provides free comprehensive screening services for breast, cervical, prostate, and colorectal cancer as part of the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) program.
The World Health Organization states, “When cancer care is delayed or inaccessible there is a lower chance of survival, greater problems associated with treatment and higher costs of care.”
To be eligible for NJCEED screenings, you must be between the ages of 21 to 64, uninsured or under-insured, and your individual household income must be at or below $33,000 a year.
To find out if you qualify or when the next available screening is near you, please call 609-888-6189 or email us.
Those uninsured or under-insured, with income at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level for their household size.
What cancer screenings are offered?
Breast, cervical, prostate, and colorectal cancer.
What’s the total cost?
Are there bilingual services? ¿Hay servicios bilingües?
Yes, there are bilingual services available.
Sí, hay servicios bilingües disponibles
Who administers the test?
Screenings and diagnostic studies are administered by licensed clinicians, doctors as well as staff of THT at local medical facilities in Mercer County.
Why are these screenings important?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), early detection can save lives by allowing for earlier treatment and better outcomes.
Comparing Trenton or Mercer County data with New Jersey rates: