Susan G. Komen Treatment Assistance Program

Susan G. Komen®Southwest Ohio is proud to offer assistance to those struggling with the financial burden of breast cancer treatment through the Komen Southwest Ohio Treatment Assistance Program. This program bridges the gap for underserved individuals who are actively undergoing breast cancer treatment. With this program, we aim to help those who are facing financial challenges by providing limited financial assistance, education and support services to low-income, underinsured or uninsured breast cancer patients throughout the Komen Southwest Ohio service area. Financial assistance is available for breast cancer treatment expenses such as oral pain medication, anti-nausea medication, oral chemotherapy/hormone therapy, child care/elder care, transportation to and from treatment, lymphedema care and supplies and durable medical equipment.

Funding through this program helps patients of any age who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, at any stage of the disease. Financial assistance is granted to patients who meet predetermined eligibility criteria. To learn more about this program and other helpful resources, call the Komen Breast Care Helpline at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636).

The following assistance is available for qualifying breast cancer patients:

  • Assessment by an oncology social worker
  • Financial assistance for:
    • Oral pain and anti-nausea medication
    • Oral chemotherapy/hormone therapy
    • Child care/elder care
    • Transportation to and from treatment
    • Lymphedema care and supplies
    • Durable medical equipment
  • Breast cancer education
  • Psychosocial support
  • Information about local resources

Don’t let financial hardship keep you from the treatment you need.

Call the Susan G. Komen Breast Care Helpline
M – F 9AM-10PM
1-877- GO KOMEN (465-6636)
or email helpline@komen.org