2018-2019 Grant Term
Mercy Health Foundation: Project Early Detection
Project Early Detection (PED) will provide free mammograms for 420 uninsured women in central Oklahoma during the 12-month project period, along with transportation and financial assistance when necessary so women can access their appointments. In addition, Mercy will provide approximately 120 diagnostic mammograms, 120 diagnostic ultrasounds, 24 biopsies, 12 MRIs, and cover the costs of approximately 12 specialist appointments (genetic testing, physician copays, surgical consults).
Stephenson Cancer Center: Mobile Mammography for Un/Underinsured Women in Texas County
This project will provide approximately 140 no-cost mammograms through mobile mammography, for women ages 40-75, with complimentary mammograms and follow-up diagnostic services.
Susan G. Komen: Treatment Assistance Program
Will provide direct financial assistance for patients living in Komen Central and Western Oklahoma’s 47-county service area dealing with the crippling costs associated with breast cancer treatment. To be eligible, patients must have incomes at or below 250% of the federal poverty line and an active breast cancer diagnosis. The program covers limited costs associated with breast cancer treatment such as oral pain medication, anti-nausea medication, oral chemotherapy/hormone therapy, child care/elder care, home care, transportation, lymphedema care and supplies, and durable medical equipment.