Komen Houston is proud to have invested over $50 million into our service area to date.
Our current funding cycle April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016, boasts 22 projects totaling $1.3 million. Projects were selected by our independent Review Panel as projects that will have the greatest impact in serving uninsured and medically underserved individuals in our service area.
Komen Houston funds breast cancer programs including:
• Free mammograms and clinical breast exams for uninsured and underserved patients
• Support groups for breast cancer survivors
• Patient navigators, who help patients overcome barriers to care, have cut the no show rate from 40% to 10%
• Free transportation to patients for breast cancer treatment