These projects have been selected by our independent Grant Review Panel as those that will have the greatest impact in serving uninsured or underinsured women in our service area. Please note that Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is not a direct service provider.
The Acadiana Affiliate granted $409.492 to the following 7 programs in Acadiana and Central Louisiana:
Outreach Screening Mammography Services for the Acadiana Area
Provides education related to early detection and compliance with screening mammography to women in Acadiana and provides screening mammograms for uninsured women in the Acadiana area.
A Breast Health and Treatment Program at Cabrini Hospital
Provides screening mammograms, diagnostics, education to promote breast health and early detection. The grant also provides lymphedema screening and treatment as well as transportation assistance.
Cancer Screening Initiative-Mobile Mammography Unit
Mammograms will be provided through a mobile mammography unit which will travel to Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides and Vernon Parishes.
ICCHC Mammography Access Program
Provides mammograms for uninsured women over the age of 40 who have not had a mammogram in the past year and breast health education with a focus on the African American community through partnerships with local churches. Serving Iberia, St. Martin, Vermilion and Lafayette parishes.
Mammograms for Life 2012
Provides breast imaging procedures for low income, working, uninsured residents. Serving Lafayette Parish.
Access to Treatment
Provides gas cards to facilitate breast cancer patients getting to treatment appointments.
Southwest La Primary Healthcare Center, Inc. Breast Care Program
Provides breast health screenings and mammograms for uninsured women between the ages 30-65 and provides transportation to those in financial need with no transportation. Also provides support group and counseling for patients with abnormal breast exam or abnormal diagnostic tests. Serving St. Landry parish.