Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among women in Missouri. Screening allows us to detect breast cancer earlier, improving patient survival. SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital offers a program to help cover the cost of screening for women who are unable to afford a mammogram, including patients who are uninsured or underinsured.
You may be eligible for a free screening mammogram through a grant from Susan G. Komen Missouri or the Show Me Healthy Women program. In addition, financial assistance is available if you have a breast concern (lump, nipple discharge, changes in your breasts). These programs also cover the cost of clinical breast exams and breast health education.
Patients must meet certain guidelines for eligibility. These include:
To determine if you qualify, please call (314) 268-7038.