Detection

Are you uninsured? or do you have health insurance but high deductible or out of pocket costs?  You may be eligible for FREE cancer screenings.  The New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) Program provides free cancer screening services for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancers.

Program services are provided through 21 contracted Lead Agencies; each county in NJ has at leastNJCEED Logo one Lead Agency.

Call today for more information and to enroll into the CEED program:

  • Atlantic County: 609-653-3923
  • Cape May County: 609-465-1047

For more information on where you can get free screening services in other counties, call 1-800-328-3838.

The services provided by NJCEED include:

  • Education
  • Outreach
  • Screening*
  • Case Management
  • Tracking
  • Follow-up
  • Facilitation into Treatment

Persons eligible for these services must be at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level and be uninsured or under-insured. The NJCEED Program follows the American Cancer Society’s cancer screening guidelines.

A Bit About the Coalition

Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Cancer Control and Prevention. Our purpose is to reduce the state's cancer burden and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, cancer and other chronic diseases in Atlantic and Cape may counties. For more information on comprehensive cancer control, visit www.njcancer.gov. Shore Medical Center is the lead agency for Atlantic and Cape May counties. The CACH is working on a variety of projects to improve our community's health. You can help by becoming involved by being a member or volunteer. Anyone interested should call 609-653-3923.