Change in Schuyler Hospital Women’s Partnership

Schuyler Hospital’s Healthy Women’s Partnership has now integrated with Colorectal Cancer Initiative under the new name of “Cancer Services Program Partnership of Chemung and Schuyler County.”A service of the NYS Department of Health, the Cancer Services Program oversees the delivery of comprehensive breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening services and prostate cancer education to underserved populations.The program also provides public and health care provider education regarding cancer prevention and early detection, maintains a quality improvement program to ensure the quality of clinical services provided through the program and provides funds for community-based cancer support services for persons with cancer and their families.Services include providing low-income, uninsured or under-insured women and men with annual comprehensive screening examinations and follow-up services; colorectal cancer screening and education about prostate health, prostate cancer and issues related to screening and treatment; and more.

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