The vision of the GCCCF is to create a community where every eligible person is screened for colon cancer at the earliest appropriate time.  We collaborate with several community partners so if you're UNINSURED, you've got options!  

Volunteers in Medicine- 423-855-8220

Volunteers in Medicine, Chattanooga, Inc. (VIM Chattanooga) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) primary care clinic. Volunteer physicians and nurses provide free medical services to financially eligible adults who are uninsured. VIM is a primary care service and can refer you to a specialist at Project Access if needed.

Project Access - 423-826-0269

Project Access was created to help uninsured individuals get the health care they need by linking local physicians, hospitals, and local health clinics that agree to donate their services to the individuals and families in need of health care services.  If you live outside Hamilton County, call your local Health Department to find out about resources like Project Access in your area.  

 

HAVE INSURANCE and unsure where to start?

If you need a screening and have insurance, contact your primary care doctor.

If you have insurance and are looking for a doctor, call one of our area hospitals:

Erlanger Health System - 423-778-7000

CHI Memorial  - 423-495-7827

Parkridge Health System - 800-242-5662

 

GCCCF wants to provide everyone with great resources about Colon Cancer. Below are some links that we recommend  you check out to learn more about Colon Cancer. 

ColonTown Online Community

Colontown on facebook
Colon Cancer Alliance

www.ccalliance.org
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Colon Cancer Coalition

www.coloncancercoalition.org
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American Cancer Society
 
www.cancer.org
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Medicare Screening Coverage
 
www.medicare.gov
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American College of Gastroenterology
 
www.gi.org