Cancer Screenings and Awareness Events

Throughout the year, the Cancer Prevention Program offers free screenings for different types of cancer. Please check this page regularly. Free screenings will be listed here.

The program also hosts events related to cancer awareness. These range from creating teams that participate in charity walks, to hosting free cancer screenings, to hosting conferences for medical professionals.

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Year Round Screening Options

Manhattan Cancer Services Program

The Manhattan Cancer Services Program at New York Presbyterian/Columbia offers no-cost breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal cancer screenings and diagnostic services for New York State residents 40 years of age and older for breast and cervical services and residents 50 years of age or older for colorectal cancer services who do not have medical health insurance and have not had a recent test for these kinds of cancer. For questions and appointments: 212-851-4516.

Lung Cancer Screening

Lung cancer screening aims to detect lung cancer in its earliest stages, before an individual experiences symptoms and when treatment is most effective. The National Lung Screening Trial demonstrated that annual screening with low-dose computed tomography (CT) can reduce lung cancer deaths in individuals at high risk for lung cancer by 20%, as opposed to chest x-ray screening. NewYork-Presbyterian's lung cancer screening programs offer state-of-the-art low-dose CT imaging interpreted by fellowship-trained experienced radiologists. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please see the contact information below:

The Columbia University Medical Center Lung Cancer Screening Program

The Lung Cancer Screening Program at Newyork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Contact

Cecilia V. Lalama

Manager, Oncology Service Line

Email: cel9017@nyp.org

 

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