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BCCCP & Wise Woman

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP)

North Carolina Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Program

BCCCP offers free:

  • Breast & Cervical Exams
  • Pap Smears
  • Mammograms
  • Blood Pressure & Cholesterol Screenings
  • Health Counseling & Education

For More Information

Contact the Buncombe County Department of Health at 828-250-6006.

The Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program at the Buncombe County Department of Health helps to save lives of women through early detection. The program provides free breast exams, PAP tests for cervical cancer, and mammograms for women who:

  • are between the ages of 40 to 64,
  • have little or no insurance, and
  • meet certain eligibility requirements

Women ages 21 to 39 may also be eligible.

We make it easy to get the quality care that women need. If needed, we will provide referrals and follow-up appointments with qualified professionals.

Wise Woman Program

Wise Woman

The goal of Wise Woman is to help women improve their health and reduce their chances of heart disease for a long, active life. 

Wise Woman provides

  • Testing for cholesterol level, blood pressure and fasting blood sugar levels,
  • Counseling, education and skills to improve cardiovascular health, and
  • Opportunities to improve diet, physical activity and other life habits.

Participating in this program and making lifestyle changes can help women prevent, delay or control cardiovascular and other chronic diseases.

For More Information

Contact Wanda Anderson at 828-250-6006 for an appointment.

Financial Eligibility

Cancer Prevention and Control Branch
Federal Poverty Guidelines
Fiscal year 2016 - 2017

Table: Financial Eligibility
Persons in Family Unit BCCCP & WISEWOMAN
1 $29,700
2 $40,050
3 $50,400
4 $60,750
5 $71,100
6 $81,450
for family units with more than 6 members add $10,400 (for each individual person)

Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out is the first Thursday night of each month providing free breast exams and mammograms.

If you:

  • Are age 40 to 64
  • Have limited income
  • Have limited or no insurance
  • Live in Buncombe County

You may quality for the following services:

  • Breast & Cervical Exams
  • Mammograms
  • Blood Pressure & Cholesterol Screenings
  • Health Counseling & Education
  • Transportation

Interpreter Services are available.

For More Information

Contact Ladies Night Out at 828-250-6006.

Download the flyer.

Ladies Night Out is a program offered by Mission Foundation, Buncombe County Department of Health's Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, and Mission Imaging.