Current Grant Recipients
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.
Komen Acadiana strives to fund diverse and impactful breast health programs throughout our service area which includes the following 14 Parishes: Acadia, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, Lafayette, LaSalle, Rapides, St. Landry, St. Martin, Vermilion and Vernon.
Susan G. Komen is committed to saving lives and ending breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.
To support the Komen mission Komen Acadiana provides the following services to our communities:
List of Current Community Grant Recipients
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.
Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema Screening and Treatment at Cabrini Hospital
Provides lymphedema screening and treatment for breast cancer survivors. The grant also provides transportation assistance and education for lymphedema awareness.
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.
Mammograms for Life
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.
St. Bernadette Community Clinic – http://catholicservice.org/PageDisplay.asp?p1=2986
St. Bernadette Community Health Program 2014
In collaboration with Louisiana Oncology Associates and Congregational Health Services St. Bernadette provides breast examinations, orders for breast imaging procedures and education and awareness to low income women living in Acadiana.