The findings from the 2015 Susan G. Komen Kentucky® Quantitative Data Analysis revealed the highest needs within our service area.
Drawing from the profile, Komen Kentucky has identified the following funding priority areas:
- Increase evidence-based patient navigation for Black/African-American women that reside in Jefferson County, KY; all women residing in the rural KY Counties of Clay, Clinton, Jackson, McCreary, Oldham, Owsley, Shelby, Spencer, and Wayne; and all women residing in Floyd County, IN.
- Reduce barriers to quality breast cancer care experienced by uninsured and underinsured individuals residing in Clay, Clinton, Jackson, McCreary, Owsley and Wayne Counties in KY.
- Increase the availability of no cost or low-cost screening/diagnostic/treatment services, mobile mammography, transportation and interpreter services.
- Provide evidence-based and culturally relevant breast cancer education in one-on-one and group settings for Black/African-American and/or Hispanic/Latina individuals that reside in Anderson, Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Scott, and/or Woodford Counties in KY, as well as all individuals residing in the rural KY Counties of Clay, Clinton, Jackson, McCreary, Owsley, and Wayne.