Taking Action Against Breast Cancer

Linda Hurtado: Taking Action



These are places in the Tampa Bay area that will give women free or reduced cost mammograms if they can show financial need:

Susan G. Komen Florida Suncoast affiliate:
Free screenings and treatment for those with little to no insurance.
1-877-506-6927
www.komensuncoast.org

Here are the screening programs they currently fund:

  • Mammography Voucher Program ( Pinellas ) 727-820-4117
  • Mammography Voucher Program ( Manatee ) 941-748-0747
  • Moffitt Cancer Center ( Hillsborough ) 813-745-6769
  • St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital ( Hillsborough) 813-356-7117
  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital ( Sarasota ) 941-917-2636
  • We Care of Polk ( Polk ) 863-646-3436
  • Health Woman Today ( Pasco ) 727-861-5661 ext 1016
  • Sarasota Memorial-941-917-3377
  • Hillsborough Project Touch: 813-872-3987

 

Moffitt-Lifetime Screening:
Patient must be 40 to 50 years old with income under 200% of the federal poverty line.
http://www.insidemoffitt.com/lifetime-cancer-screening.htm

National Breast and Cervical Early Detection Program: Patient must be 50-65 years old with income under 200% of the federal poverty line.
www.cdc.gov/cancer/nbccedp

The Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer  Early Detection Program
Statewide and is run through your county Health Department.
Free mammograms, pap tests, pelvic exams and clinical breast exams to woman 50-64 years old that are low-income, uninsured or under-insured.
Call your local health department.
www.doh.state.fl.us/family/cancer/bcc/index.html

American Cancer Society:  1-800-227-2345
cancer.org

Florida Hospital Tampa ( formerly UCH )
Breast Center
must be asymptomatic for free screenings from their foundation
813-615-7995

Brandon Outreach Clinic:
-The Brandon Outreach Clinic also has a volunteer radiologist that provides a limited number of mammograms all free of charge
813-654-1388
517 N Parsons Ave
Brandon, Fl 33510

The We Care Network
Free mammograms in Polk County
863-398-0479
or email Sandy Swanson at wecarepolk@aol.com
646-3436

Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine ( LVIM )
www.LVIM.net
1021 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland
863-688-5846

Think Pink We Care Program of Polk County
863-646-3436
Breast Cancer and Cervical Prevention Program 813-307-8015 ext 3502

Help for non-medical expenses: Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation:  727-821-0017

Hooked on Hope
www.hookedonhope.org

Faces of Courage
facesofcourage.org

Health Departments:
Citrus: 352-527-0068 ext 261
Hernando: 352-540-6800
Hillsborough: 813-307-8000
Manatee:941-748-0747 ext 1222
Pasco: 727-861-5250
Sarasota:  941-861-2900

211 Tampa Bay Cares: 211

Help with Reconstruction Costs:
Hope Floats
www.myhopechest.org

Other clinics that may offer assistance:

The Judeo Christian Clinic in Tampa
judeochristianhealthclinic.org
4118 N MacDill Ave
Tampa, Fl 33607
813-870-0395

Red Crescent in New Tampa
813-246-5009

Bridge Clinic at USF
813-526-9684

Clearwater Free Clinic
727-447-3041

St. Pete Free Clinic
727-821-1200