The New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Family Health Services is the funding source for the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection Program (CEED). St. Joseph’s is committed to serving a diverse and predominantly underserved population.
The overall goal of the CEED Program is to increase adherence to routine cancer screenings for low-income persons without health insurance. The targeted population to be served is residents of Passaic County who have never or rarely been screened for breast, cervical, prostate, and/or colorectal cancers and who meet the eligibility guidelines. The CEED staff works diligently in providing high quality comprehensive health care and assures access to follow up care. A multidisciplinary team of Board Certified Gynecologist, Internal Medicine physicians as well as a Nurse Clinical Coordinator, Medical Assistants and Outreach Workers are on board to assist.