Statement of Need

The findings from the 2015 Komen Central and Western Oklahoma Quantitative Data Report revealed counties within our service area experiencing substantial disparities and gaps related to the breast health Continuum of Care standard of care model.

Click to view the 2015 Quantitative Data Report and Analysis

Drawing from the analysis, Komen Central and Western Oklahoma has identified the following funding priority areas:

2015-2019 Priority Areas for Funding

STEP ONE:

Target Areas

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STEP TWO:

Funding Priorities

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Oklahoma County

1

Projects focusing on free or low-cost breast cancer screening, diagnostics, and treatment for the uninsured and medically underserved, ages 40-49 and 65+, and not otherwise eligible for state and/or federally funded programs.

1

Comanche County

1

Projects focusing on patient navigation services designed to increase quality and timely access to breast cancer screening, diagnostics, and treatment for the uninsured and medically underserved.

2

Carter County

1

Projects focusing on culturally appropriate targeted and quantifiable educational outreach that describes the risk factors, screening guidelines, treatment options, and healthy lifestyle initiatives for African American, American Indian, and Caucasian women, 18-50 and/or over 65 years of age.

3

Texas County

1

Projects addressing the need for ancillary services including but not limited to: transportation, child care, utilities, social services, and nutrition programs for low-income individuals seeking breast cancer screening, diagnostics, and treatment.

4

Garfield County

1

Projects focusing on support programs for breast cancer survivors increasing long-term quality of life benefits during and/or after treatment. More emphasis given to programs focusing on metastatic breast cancer Survivors.

5

Other counties within service area.

2

Combined