Local Breast Cancer Screening, Navigation & Other Services

2018-2019 Grant Award Recipients

Uninsured or under-insured individuals may be able to receive a free mammogram at one of these locations, all of which are Komen Missouri grant recipients.

City of St. Louis

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital   Breast Health Care for at Risk Communities
  • If a woman has insurance, call the Breast Health Center at 314-454-7500 to schedule an appointment.
  • If a woman does not have insurance, contact: Nedra Bramlett-Stevenson, Marilyn Huffman, or Keri Hyatt, Breast Care Navigators at 314-454-8466
  • To schedule a mammogram van, call 314-747-7222 or 1-800-600-3606.
  • http://www.siteman.wustl.edu/

St. Louis County

  • Mercy Hospital St. Louis   Breast Cancer Screening and Education Program
  • If a woman has insurance call the Breast Center at 314-251-6300 to schedule an appointment.
  • If a woman does not have insurance, contact Jennifer Stumpf at 314-251-6400.
  • http://www.mercy.net/stlouismo
  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center   The MBMC Breast HealthCare Center Reaching the Underserved
  • Contact Theresa Taylor, Outreach Coordinator for women with or without insurance, and for van schedule at 314-996-7585 or 314-956-9829 (cell).
  • http://www.breasthealthcarecenter.org/
  •  SSM St. Clare Health Center   Empowering & Engaging Women
  • If a woman has health insurance, contact 636-496-2650 to make an appointment.
  • If a woman does not have insurance, contact Adrian Winheim, patient navigator, at 636-496-2804.
  • http://www.ssmhc.com/
  •  SSM St. Mary’s Health Center  Empowering & Engaging Women
  • If a woman has insurance, call 314-768-8353 to schedule an appointment.
  • If a woman does not have insurance, contact Adrian Winheim, patient navigator, at 636-496-2804.
  • http://www.ssmhc.com/ 
  • SSM DePaul Health Center    Empowering & Engaging Women
  • If a woman has health insurance, call 314-739-0924 to schedule an appointment.
  • If a woman does not have health insurance, contact Adrian Winheim, patient navigator, at 636-496-2804.
  • http://www.ssmhc.com/

St. Charles County

  • SSM St. Joseph (multiple locations)   Empowering & Engaging Women
  • If a woman has health insurance, contact the Scheduling Department at 636-949-9600.
  • If a woman does not have health insurance, contact Adrian Winheim, patient navigator, at 636-496-2804.
  • http://www.ssmhc.com/

Mid-Missouri

  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center   Breast Health Awareness & Screening for Women in Rural Southeastern Missouri
  • Contact Theresa Taylor, Outreach Coordinator for women with or without insurance, and for van schedule at 314-996-7585 or 314-956-9829 (cell).
  • http://www.breasthealthcarecenter.org/

Additional Mammogram resources:

  • East Missouri Action Agency – Park Hills – 573-431-5191
  • East Missouri Action Agency – Cape Girardeau – 573-334-2516
  • St. Francis Medical Center – SEMO – provided by Dig for Life – 573-331-5209

For other Show Me Healthy Women Program (SMHW) locations in MO:

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services  573-522-2845

Note: A list of all SMHW providers is available at: http://health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/chronic/showmehealthywomen/providerlists.php

 

ILLINOIS

  • Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation   Start Now:  Breast Cancer Awareness Services
  • Mammograms done at Touchette Regional Hospital in East St. Louis.
  • Contact Patient Navigators: Tamica Handy/618-332-6125; Daquiti Shabazz/618-332-6127, or Nereyda Vargas/618-332-6128.
  • http://www.touchette.org/start-now.htm

For other Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP) locations in IL:

Office of Women’s Health Services, IL Department of Public Health

For women with or without insurance, call the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Women’s Health-Line at 1-888-522-1282 or TTY at 1-800-547-0466

Note: A list of IBCCP agencies is available at http://cancerscreening.illinois.gov.

 

Additional Breast Cancer Support Resources

Type of Assistance Organization
Nutrition Support Food Outreach http://foodoutreach.org/

314.652.3663

Food Outreach provides nutritional support to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS or cancer.

Financial Assistance, Treatment Assistance

Gateway to Hope, http://www.gthstl.org/

314.569.1113

Gateway to Hope helps secure financial assistance for individuals in need diagnosed with or at high risk for developing breast cancer.

Support groups

Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis, http://www.cancersupportstl.org/

314.238.2000

The CSC offers support groups for those diagnosed with cancer, family members, and those who’ve lost loved ones to cancer.

Bras & Breast Forms,

Support group

The Breakfast Club, http://breakfastclub-stl.org/

Contact: Eloise Crayton (eloisec@sbcglobal.net) or Sherrill Jackson (sherrilljackson@sbcglobal.net), 314.972.8883

The Breakfast Club is an African-American support group that provides many programs.  They provide bras and breast prostheses to women who’ve had mastectomies.

Other Assistance

Prescription and transportation assistance, medical supplies: St. Louis Peregrine Society, http://peregrinesoc.org/, Contact 314-781-6775 or stlpscun@hotmail.com.

Financial assistance (Resource list of national organizations that provide copay and prescription assistance and more): http://www.cancercare.org/get_help/assistance/tips_assist.php (“Financial Help for People with Cancer” document) & http://www.cancer.net/patient/All+About+Cancer/Newly+Diagnosed/Financial+Resources.

House cleaning: http://www.cleaningforareason.org/, offers free professional house cleaning and maid services for women undergoing treatment for cancer.