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.
Category: Breast Cancer Continuum
St. Elizabeth’s Health Center
SEHC provides breast cancer treatment for underinsured and uninsured breast cancer patients. Trained professionals aid patients and families navigate through the continuum of care of breast cancer.
Chiricahua Community Health Center
CCHC provides breast cancer treatment individuals in Cochise County. They also work within their community to eliminate barriers that patients diagnosed with breast cancer face – including transportation, language and financial ability.
Pima County Health Department
PCHD provides breast cancer screenings and mammograms as well as treatment services to rural Pima County residents who are not eligible for WWHP.
Tucson Orthopaedic Institute
TOI provides diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema for breast cancer survivors in Pima and Santa Cruz counties. The grantee focuses treatment services and garment distribution in uninsured and under-insured populations.
Mariposa Community Health Center
MCHC treats breast cancer patients who are uninsured and underinsured Hispanic women in Santa Cruz County. The grant aims to reduce barriers to care using community health workers and trained breast cancer survivors as advocates.
Tucson Medical Center
TMC provides free and reduced cost screening and diagnostic mammograms for low-income women in all Southern Arizona counties.
Yuma Regional Medical Center
YRMC provides low-cost mammograms for women who are uninsured or underinsured in Yuma County. YRMC also works to increase public awareness regarding breast cancer early detection.
University of Arizona – BRCA Screening for the Underserved
The U of A provided women at high risk for breast cancer with access to genetic counseling, risk assessment and screening for BRCA 1/2 genes. They have the ability to discuss testing and risk with patients across Southern Arizona via teleconferencing.
Breast Assured Foundation
Mobile mammography services are provided to at risk populations in Graham and Greenlee counties with focus on improving mammography rates for low-income women.
University of Arizona – Vida Educational Series
Vida facilitates access to breast heath and breast cancer information to survivors, lay health workers and healthcare professionals. They outreach with virtual roundtable discussions with clinical experts and archive for delayed viewing and use as Continuing Medical Education Credits.
Regional Center for Border Health
RCBH provides culturally sensitive breast health education and promotion of healthy lifestyles, early detection and treatment with a cadre of trained community based health care workers.
American Cancer Society
ACS provides uninsured and underinsured women with breast prostheses in Southern Arizona counties.