Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
Through the Michigan Colorectal Cancer Early Detection Program, men and women from Michigan, aged 50-64, who have no insurance or insurance that does not cover colon cancer screening and are income eligible can receive colorectal cancer screening virtually at no cost.
Colorectal Cancer is a disease that often develops from precancerous polyps in the colon or rectum. Regular screenings can help improve survival rates and reduce colorectal cancer deaths. Early detection is the best prevention.
Screening includes a health risk assessment. Through this assessment, the participant may be eligible for : ’ Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT)--a simple do at home kit for detection of blood in the stool ’ Colonoscopy--looking at the inside of the colon and rectum and provided through partnership with area physicians and hospitals
To find out if you qualify for enrollment, please download and complete the Enrollment and Consent forms and mail them to:
Health Department of Northwest Michigan
ATTN: CRC Coordinator
220 W. Garfield
Charlevoix, MI 49720
or call (800) 432-4121 for more information.