An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect from 6/25/2015 9:00 AM to 6/27/2015 9:00 PM PDT for Mohave County. Learn more about how to stay safe in extreme heat and stay informed about future heat alerts.

Bureau of Health Systems Development

Cancer Prevention and Control Programs

  • The Arizona Cancer Control Plan 2014 - 2018 is now available online! Please direct any questions to Cancer Prevention and Control Office Chief, Virginia Warren.
  • For all Well Woman HealthCheck appointments in Maricopa County, with the exception of appointments at Phoenix Indian Medical Center, please call 1-888-257-8502 for scheduling.

The Well Woman HealthCheck Program (WWHP) is a state-wide that provide eligible women with free breast, and cervical cancer screening. The WWHP is part of the Bureau of Health Systems Development, operated by the Arizona Department of Health Services, through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This decentralized program provides free cancer screening services through program contractors which include several county health departments, community health centers, and federally qualified health centers located throughout Arizona.

The Well Woman HealthCheck Program and the Arizona Cancer Control Program are supported in part under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Cooperative Agreement #5U58DP000796 through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program. The contents of the website are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC.