Susan G. Komen® Kentucky is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness in Kentuckiana. In 2017, Komen Kentucky is investing more than $395,000 in education, diagnosis, treatment support, and survivorship programs that serve uninsured or underinsured Kentuckiana residents. To learn more about how these programs and services are selected for funding by Komen Kentucky click here.


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 to view a listing of the
2017-2018 Komen Kentucky Community Grant Recipients

 

If you’re in need of local resources (including but not limited to: financial assistance, hospice, palliative care, lodging, support groups, wigs, prosthetics, etc.) please do not hesitate to contact the Komen Kentucky office at (502) 495-7824, or email outreach@komenkentucky.org.

  • If you would like to learn more about what to expect during any part of the breast cancer experience, from screening and diagnosis to treatment and reconstruction, our BC101 interactive tool may be helpful.
  • Call 1-877-GO KOMEN, a free breast care helpline, or e-mail helpline@komen.org to receive professional support services for anyone with breast health and breast cancer concerns, including breast cancer patients and their families.
  • If you are interested in participating in or learning more about Breast Cancer Clinical Trails visit BreastCancerTrials.org or ClinicalTrials.gov
  • The Co-Survivor section of Komen’s national website, where friends and family members can share tips and advice, and read personal stories from others who have been in similar situations
  • You can find additional information about financial assistance resources on the Susan G. Komen website

Screening Mammograms – Kentucky

The Kentucky Women’s Cancer Screening Program refers women who meet certain criteria to local health care professionals for breast cancer screening. Eligibility for this program is determined by: age, income, and insurance status.

Note: Women age 40-64 who meet guidelines are eligible for screenings every year. Women younger than 40 are eligible to receive screening services if they have a family history of breast cancer.

If you are a resident of the state of Kentucky in need of a free or low-cost screening mammogram, and you have no insurance, please contact your local health department.

Screening Mammograms – Indiana

The Indiana Breast and Cervical Cancer Program is for female Indiana residents who are uninsured or underinsured. You may qualify for free breast and cervical cancer screenings and diagnostic tests (if needed after abnormal screening results). Eligibility is determine by age and gross income in relation to family size.

If you are a resident of the state of Indiana in need of a free screening mammogram, please call (812) 283-2792 for assistance.