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 $241,850 to the following 6 local programs:
Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program
Provides evening screening events throughout the community and screening mammograms for women ages 40-49 who meet certain income requirements. Individuals screened in this program qualify for treatment under the Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program. Serving Lafayette, Iberia, Acadia, Vermilion and St. Landry parishes.
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.
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.
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.
Radiation Cost Assistance for Breast Cancer Patients
Provides financial assistance to breast cancer patients for radiation treatment costs and education about the need for timely treatment and services available. Serving Lafayette, Acadia, St. Martin, Iberia, St. Landry and Vermilion parishes.