Susan G. Komen® Tulsa is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness in Tulsa Counties. Komen Tulsa is investing more than $400,000 in education, diagnosis, treatment and support programs that serve uninsured or underinsured Tulsa counties residents. To learn more about how these programs and services are selected for funding by Komen Tulsa click here.
2015-2016 Komen Tulsa Community Grant Recipients
Oklahoma Project Woman– Free Breast Health Care for the Uninsured and Low Income
Oklahoma Project Woman, Inc. (OPW) is a comprehensive statewide program providing no cost mammography, diagnostic and surgical services for women with no health insurance and limited financial resources. Since 1998, OPW has provided access to breast health care for more than 28,000 women and men.
Oklahoma Project Woman has contracts with 71 clinics in 37 communities. These clinics act as the access points into the OPW program and ultimately become the medical home for the patient. OPW has contracts with 31 hospitals in 19 communities as well as the corresponding radiology, surgical, anesthesia, and pathology groups for each hospital.
Stigler Health & Wellness Center – Breast Cancer Screenings and Education
The Stigler Health & Wellness Center, Inc. (SHWC) has been providing quality healthcare services to their communities since 2005. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, they offer medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy and optometry services. SHWC provides physician and related services through five clinical facilities locations in Eastern Oklahoma.
Indian Health Care Resource Center – Breast Health Services for American Indian Women
IHCRC formed in 1976 after a survey revealed the medical needs of Tulsa’s Native Americans were not being met. Thirty-eight years later, nearly 20,000 Indian people seek their services each year.