In 2014 our community partners provided over 3,400 life-saving breast health services. These services including free screenings, patient navigation, treatment and follow-up care saved the lives of those battling breast cancer right here in our community."
Over 17,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed just in the state of Texas this year. With 1 in 4 Texans being uninsured, the need for our services is great. The costs of the services we provide can range from $20 to $19,000. Learn more below:
Screening mammogram $100
Clinical breast exam/follow up doctor visit $108
Diagnostic mammogram $70
Diagnostic procedures $500
One year of on-going treatment for metastatic cancer $19,000
One year of on-going treatment $17,250
Transportation to medical appointments $500
One-time transportation assistance $20
Utilities for one household $49 - $230
Rent for one household $250 - $382
Terri Jones | Executive Director | WINGS
"Community Action Inc. of Central Texas' Breast Cancer Navigation Program is delighted to once again be part of Komen Austin's effort in Central Texas to bring life-saving mammograms, diagnostic services and breast cancer navigation to the women in our area."
Carole Belver, M.Ed. | Executive Director | Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas