Komen New Orleans STEP Grants
(Screening, Treatment and Education Programs)
Grant History 1995 – 2017 Total Grants Awarded over
Fiscal Year 2017/2018 Awarded Grants ~ Total $329,000
St. Thomas Community Health Center ~ $126,000
Funding for breast cancer screening mammography for uninsured/underinsured, underserved women age 40-74 years old.
Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans (CAGNO) ~ $60,000
Provide qualified breast cancer patients access to medical care by helping pay for insurance premiums, deductibles, co-pays, prescriptions and transportation.
West Jefferson Medical Center Women’s Imaging & Breast Care Center ~ $36,000
Funding for breast cancer screening, diagnostic mammograms, and breast ultrasounds.
The Foundation for the LSU Health Sciences Center-UMC ~ $28,500
Funding for screening mammograms, diagnostic ultrasounds and breast biopsies. Culturally sensitive outreach educational materials on breast cancer programs. Transportation, gas cards/bus tokens for patients only.
Mary Bird Perkins at St. Tammany Parish Hospital Cancer Program ~ $21,000
Funding for screenings, mobile mammography, navigation, clinical breast exams.
University Medical Center (UMC) ~ $20,000
Funding for improved patient compliance with management of lymphedema in the acute and chronic phases with compression garments and supplies.
West Jefferson Medical Center Outpatient Rehabilitation Dept ~ $15,000
Funding for breast cancer survivor lymphedema compression garments and rehab.
Access Health Louisiana ~ $14,500
Provide at-risk women with breast health education, clinical breast examinations, and mammogram screenings.
Foundation for Woman’s Mobile Mammography ~ $8,000
Funding for mobile breast cancer screenings, diagnostic mammography and ultrasound services.