Montana Cancer Control Program
Our Cancer Screening Program provides free breast and cervical cancer screening services for eligible women living in Montana who are uninsured or under-insured. Eligibility is based on age, income, family history and insurance status. The Montana Cancer Control Program at oneHealth serves women in Carter, Custer, Garfield, Powder River, Rosebud and Treasure Counties. Cancer screening services are made available via grant funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and State Special Revenue funds to implement cancer control activities.
Screening guidelines are as follows:
For Women with Cervix
Age 30 – 64 – Every 3 years Pap Test
Every 5 years Pap with HPV co-testing
Age 21-29 – High risk patients
Prior authorization needed
Age 65 & older – High risk patients who do not have Medicare part B
Age 50-64 – Every other year
Age 40-49 – Upon request of healthcare provider.
Woman has current issues
Woman with 1st degree relative (mother, sister, daughter) who was diagnosed with breast cancer prior to age 40
Age 39 or younger – Must be pre-authorized by MCCP State Program Manager
Free services for women meeting the eligibility standards include:
- Pap smear
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) tests
- Pelvic and Clinical Breast Examinations—well woman checks
- Follow-up diagnostic care for abnormal results
Women are able to apply for cancer screening services by filling out the Enrollment Form for Breast and Cervical Screening.
The screening form can then be mailed to:
MCCP @ oneHealth
Attention: Melanie Frame
515 Main Street
Miles City, MT 59301
Or emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about cancer screenings for eligible clients call: 406-874-8705
- Frequently Asked Questions (download Doc)
- What is cancer?
- What is cancer screening?
- Mammogram – What is the test and how is it completed?
- Breast Cancer & what I need to know
- Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines
- How often do I need a pap smear?
- Colorectal Cancer Screening
*This project is funded (in part or in whole) by grant numbers 6NU58DP003925 and 1NU58DP006094 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the US Department of Health and Human Services and from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. The content herein do not necessarily reflect the official views and policies of the US Department of Health and Human Services or the Montana Department of Health and Human Services.