Mammograms and Pap tests can detect cancer when it’s most treatable.

Thanks to health care providers like you, we’ve made great headway in helping Delaware women get screened for breast and cervical cancer.

It’s important to continue to encourage your female patients to get mammograms, clinical breast exams (CBE), Pap tests, pelvic exams, and human papillomavirus (HPV) tests, based on the established age guidelines.

Type
Age
Screening
How Often
Breast
Women 18 and older
Clinical Breast Exam (CBE)
Annually
Women 40 and older
Mammogram & CBE
Annually
Cervical
Women 21 and older
Pelvic Exam
Annually
Women 21 to 29
Pap Test
Every 3 years
Women 30 to 65
Pap Test
Every 3 years or every 5 years with HPV co-testing

Click here for cancer screening and treatment programs your patients should know about that can help them pay for screenings if they’re uninsured or underinsured, get cancer treatment if they can’t afford it, or get help navigating through cancer services.


Educational materials for patients are available to you for distribution in your offices:

Breast Cancer Screening Video

Using easy-to-understand language and visuals, this video educates women about what to expect when getting a mammogram, who should be screened and when and how to make a mammogram go smoothly.

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English: Breast Cancer Screening Video


Cervical Cancer Screening Video

An educational video that explains who should get a Pap test, how it can detect abnormal cells and who is at higher risk for cervical cancer. The video also stresses the importance of getting an HPV test and why.

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View and share this video on YouTube:

English: Cervical Cancer Screening Video


Breast and Cervical Campaign General Poster, Option A

Option A, 11"x17"

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English: BCC-Poster-Option-A.pdf (851KB)


Breast and Cervical Campaign General Poster, Option B

Option B, 11"x17"

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English: BCC-Poster-Option-B.pdf (1MB)


Breast and Cervical Campaign General Poster, Option C

Option C, 11"x17"

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English: BCC-Poster-Option-C.pdf (834KB)


Breast and Cervical Campaign General Poster, Option D

Option D, 11"x17"

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English: BCC-Poster-Option-D.pdf (44KB)


Slim Jim

4" x 9" slim jim that focuses on the importance of breast and cervical cancer screenings.

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English: BCC-Slim-Jim.pdf (98KB)


Continuing Medical Education

The Delaware Division of Public Health, in collaboration with the Medical Society of Delaware, is pleased to offer the following continuing education opportunities. These courses have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), through a joint providership of the Medical Society of Delaware and the Delaware Division of Public Health.

  • Physicians—The Medical Society of Delaware designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurses—1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit is equivalent to 1 Nursing CNE.

For more information and to register, use the links below:

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