Women's Health Programs

HERC's Breast and Cervical Cancer Programs:

  • Information and education pertaining to breast and cervical cancer
  • Comprehensive training for women in Bayview Hunters Point on the technique of “Breast Self-Examination”
  • A team of community volunteers to reach women with information & resources concerning breast & cervical cancer
  • Encourage early detection, screening, diagnosis,& treatment for women who are at high risk for breast & cervical cancer
including the community

The Community Health Education component of our work teaches residents about environmental factors influencing their health in a group setting.

Presentations are made to community-based organizations, churches, as well as community groups. Request a presentation -->

HERC is working in partnership with The Avon Foundation and the San Francisco Dept. of Public Health.