Colorectal Cancer Screening

The Colorectal Cancer Screening program assists both men and women in being screened for colorectal cancer, including:

pre-screening exams,

prep-medications, and colonoscopies.

 

 

 

The American Cancer Society recommends that, beginning at age 50, both men and women, at average risk, should be screened for colorectal cancer.

 



 

 

 

Early colorectal cancer often has no symptoms.

Possible symptoms for colorectal cancer include:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program services are provided at no cost to the client ~ Eligibility requirements must be met in order to enroll

Program Eligibility

  • Individuals age 50 or older or under age 50 with any of the following criteria: 

  • Caroline County residency

  • Limited income per state guidelinesUninsured, underinsured, high deductible or co-pay

 

 

 

Patient navigation services are available to eligible insured clients.

To enroll or learn more about the program contact:

Leigh Marquess, RN at 410-479-8082.

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) prohibits discrimination in the delivery of services on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion or belief, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic testing, and mental and/or physical disability.

 

See MDH service-nondiscrimination policy 01.02.01 which can be found at http://dhmh.maryland.gov/Pages/op02.aspx.

Human Trafficking Resources

Phone:  1-888-373-7888

Text:  233733 (wordgram: "BeFree")

TTY: 711

WebSite: https://humantraffickinghotline.org/​

24 Substance Abuse Resources

Md Crisis Hotline: 1-800-422-0009

Text "IWIK" to  71441 

TTY: Maryland Relay Service 1-800-735-2258

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