The Cancer Prevention Program of the Baltimore, Maryland County Health Department provides free colorectal cancer screening, including colonoscopy, for county residents age 50 and over. Participants must be income-eligible and lack health insurance or have health insurance that does not cover screenings.
All care is provided through private medical offices in the Baltimore area. Nurse case management staff help patients enroll and schedule a screening with a private health care provider. Assistance with diagnosis and treatment if problems are found during screening is also available through the program.
More information is available a 1-866-MD-COLON or 410-887-3556.