Thanks to the generosity of donors, event participants, 3rd party partners, and sponsors, our Affiliate is able to fund many breast-health and breast cancer-related programs in this area.
FREE OR REDUCED COST SCREENING & EDUCATION PROVIDERS
Partners in Wellness • Screening mammograms are performed 5 days a week for women and men of northern Louisiana who do not have health insurance. Mobile Mammography Unit travels to rural areas on scheduled days. Click here for mobile schedule. To make an appointment call 1-800-582-4523 or 318-813-2225.
Martin Luther King Health Clinic • Provides educational programs and free screening for the underserved in many of the parishes in northwest Louisiana. Also provides Spanish language interpretation at clinic appointments. To make an appointment call 318-227-2912.
St. Luke's Episcopal Mobile Medical Ministry. Provides clinical breast exams on a mobile unit with referrals for free mammograms. For more information, please call 318-424-0156.
Christus Coushatta's Rural Health Program Provides free screening mammograms and diagnostics for patients without health insurance. For more information, please call 318 932-2109.
Breast Cancer Support
Breasts, Blossoms, & Butterflies A book to help newly diagnosed patients understand what is happening to them before, during, and post treatment. To obtain a copy, email Brenda Pierce at email@example.com
Christus Schumpert Breast Cancer Support Group Monthly Meetings 4th Tuesday of each month at 902 Olive Street at the Christus Breast Center. All survivors welcome, regardless of where they have had treatment. Click here to access the flyer
The C. Wright Pink Ribbon Project a partnership with the Multi Cultural Development Center, "Planting seeds of hope, education, support and awareness for communities and breast cancer survivors." Financial assistance for qualified breast cancer patients. For more information, contact (318) 773-8464 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Christus Schumpert Cancer Center Gas Transportation Cards to assist qualified breast cancer patients to and from treatment. To apply for this assistance, contact Molly Malone at 681-6281.
Lake Bethlehem Baptist Church The Lake Community Development Corporation, Breast Cancer Survivor Brunch, October 12, 2013, 9:30 am, 2820 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Also providing survivor support. Fore more information, please contact Yolanda Duckworth at 318-813-1461.
ADDITIONAL NON KOMEN-FUNDED LOCAL RESOURCES
The American Cancer Society 920 Pierremont Road Suite 300. Offering direct services including free wigs and support services, and more. For more information call (318) 219-1668.
Anne Hanna Transportation Fund for qualilfied cancer patients at Feist Weiller Cancer Center-LSUHSC-Shreveport. For more information call Anne Higdon (318) 813-1423