Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening - EDW Program 

Free and Low-Cost Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings - Early Detection WorksBreast & Cervical Cancer Screening for Kansas Women

A woman's risk of cancer increases as she ages. Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer among Kansas women. More than 75 percent of breast and cervical cancers occur in women over age 50. Regular screening and prompt diagnosis can reduce illness and death from breast or cervical cancer.

The Early Detection Works Program (EDW) offers:

  • Diagnosis
  • Health Education
  • Referral
  • Screening
  1. Eligibility
  2. Enrollment & Screening Services
  3. FAQs


The EDW program will enroll Kansas women at average risk who:

  • Are 21 to 64 years old for cervical cancer screenings.
  • Are 40 to 64 years old for breast cancer screenings.
  • Do not have health insurance.
  • Have family income or equal to or less than the amounts on the following table, before taxes:.

Eligibility Income Maximums

Household SizeMonthly Maximum IncomeAnnual Maximum Income

Note: For households with more than 5 persons, add $11,350 for each additional person. Summer 2021 guidelines updated annually.