108 E. Main Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
(410) 749-1244


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Colorectal Cancer Screening Program 

        

Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Maryland.

Phone: 410-548-5175 / FAX: 410-543-6964


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Screening for colorectal cancer saves lives. Call us to see if you are eligible to receive a screening at no cost to you.

 


Eligibility:

  • A Wicomico County resident

  • Age 50 or older or have an increased risk due to family or personal history of colorectal cancer

  • Income 250% of Federal Poverty or below

  • Uninsured, underinsured (have co-pays/deductible) or

  • Have health insurance but have not been able to be screened

* If you are having symptoms or are under age 50, you must have a doctor referral for colorectal cancer screening as part of eligibility  


Signs or symptoms of colorectal cancer:

Although the signs can vary, common symptoms of colorectal cancer may include

  • no signs or symptoms at all,

  • an ongoing change of bowel habits (diarrhea, constipation, or feeling that the bowel does not empty completely),

  • stools that are narrower than usual,

  • blood (either bright red or very dark) in the stool,

  • rectal bleeding,

  • frequent gas pains, bloating, fullness, or abdominal cramps,

  • weight loss for no known reason,

  • feeling very tired (weakness and fatigue)



Not sure if you qualify? Feeling overwhelmed making appointments?  
What can we do to help you?
 

We can offer navigation to individuals who have a difficult time getting or making appointments in the healthcare system.

We assist with:

 

  • Making your appointments

  • Calling with reminders for appointments

  • Make follow up phone calls after procedure to make sure there were no complications.

  • Call you with test results and discuss the results so you can understand them.

  • We place you in our recall system so we can call you in the future for a reminder you are due for another test

 

We can help you navigate the healthcare system.

To see if you qualify for our program, call 410-548-5175 or fill out this brief form to be contacted by a nurse:

Contact information form

Outreach to the community
 

 

Would you like to have a nurse speak at your event or group about our colorectal cancer screening program?

 

Call 410-548-5175 to schedule a presentation or you can fill out the contact form above.

Services

Services:

  • Colorectal Cancer screening program 
  • Community Outreach and presentations. 
  • Navigation for clients who qualify. 



Additional Programs: 



Return to Community Health home page 

 

Screen for Life 





  

Colorectal Cancer 

Additional resources: (click on links below)
 

Colon Cancer Alliance


 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 


 

Fight Colorectal Cancer