Free Breast Cancer Screening Events

Komen Northeast Ohio grantees provide free/low cost mammograms to qualified individuals on a year-round basis. For more information on the Komen Northeast Ohio funded grant programs, click here.

Ohio’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP) provides free, high quality breast and cervical cancer screenings, diagnostic testing, and case management services at no cost to low-income, uninsured women. Women must be at least 50 years old to receive a free mammogram. To find out more about the BCCP or to see if you qualify, click here.

Location

Qualifications

Date(s)

Contact Information

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health Center
1 Akron General Avenue
Akron, OH 44307
Women age 35+ for mammograms and clinical breast exams. No physician order necessary. Call for appointment times (330) 344-2462
Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital
18101 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44111
Women age 35+ for mammograms and clinical breast exams. No physician order necessary. Call for appointment times (216) 476-9012
Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Hospital
16215 Madison Avenue Lakewood, OH 44107
Uninsured, age 40 and over; must have physician order for mammogram Call for appointment times (216) 529-7229
Cleveland Clinic Langston Hughes Center
2390 E. 79th Street
Cleveland, OH 44104
Uninsured, age 40 and over; clinical breast exams free for women age 18+ First Friday and Third Wednesday of every month (216) 444-7505
Cleveland Clinic Stephanie Tubbs Jones Health Center
13944 Euclid Avenue
East Cleveland, OH 44112
Women age 35+ for mammograms and clinical breast exams. No physician order necessary. Call for appointment times (216) 767-4140 (mention Mammogram Mondays)
Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Center
1044 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44501
Low-income, uninsured, and underinsured Call for appointment times (330) 480-2654
Mercy Medical Center
1320 Mercy Drive Northwest
Canton, OH 44708
Low-income, uninsured, and underinsured Call for appointment times (330) 580-4727
Mercy Regional Medical Center
3700 Kolbe Road
Lorain, OH 44053
Low-income, uninsured, and underinsured Call for appointment times (440) 960-3624
More information available here
MetroHealth Cancer Care Center
*Appointments available at multiple locations
Uninsured or underinsured, no age requirement Call for appointment times (216) 778-8557
One Health Ohio
*Appointments available at multiple locations
Uninsured; ages 40-65 Call for appointment times (800) 921-5151
More information available here
Summa Health System
*Appointments available at multiple locations
Low-income, uninsured, and underinsured; appointments available Call for appointment times (330) 375-7300
University Hospitals Breen Breast Health Pavilion
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Uninsured and underinsured; ages 40-65; free transportation and parking available for those who qualify Call for appointment times (216) 844-3097
More information available here
University Hospitals Geneva Medical Center
872 W. Main Street
Geneva, OH 44041
Uninsured; ages 40-64 Call for appointment times (440) 998-0695
More information available here

Other Breast Health Events

Northeast Ohio Face 2 Face Network

Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio and the Young Survival Coalition have joined forces to offer a new support group for young women with breast cancer.

The Face 2 Face Network is a peer-led support group that will:
• Provide an outlet for young women diagnosed with breast cancer under the age of 45
• Focus on the unique needs and challenges facing young breast cancer survivors
• Provide resources, connections, and education so women feel supported, empowered, and hopeful
• Work to ensure no young woman faces breast cancer alone

For more information on meeting dates and locations, please contact Laura at lucys_eyes@yahoo.com.


Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) Support Meetings

FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.  Learn from other people who are navigating the hereditary cancer path and help someone else by sharing your story. No fee and no RSVP required. Men and women are welcome.

Next meeting date to be announced. Please check back for more updates.

Questions to Mary at maryf@facingourrisk.org

More information is available here.


METAvivor: Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group

METAvivor is an organization dedicated to the specific fight of women and men living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. METAvivor brings attention to the specific issues of stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, and raise public awareness about the facts of the disease. Certified Peer-to-Peer Support Group leaders in the Cleveland area invite anyone who has metastatic breast cancer, Stave IV breast cancer, or breast cancer that has spread to participate in monthly support group meetings. Support group meetings allow metastatic fighters to share experiences, resources, ideas on coping and managing side effects, and building a circle of friends who “get it”… a circle where everyone understands each other cause you all walk in the same shoes.

Details for the next METAvivor support group meeting are below. Please email Wendy at wendykozel@gmail.com or Jennifer at jcantalvari@yahoo.com to RSVP.

Saturday, March 25h
11:00am-1:00pm
Panera Bread
6700 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131

Questions? Please contact Wendy at wendykozel@gmail.com or Jennifer at jcantalvari@yahoo.com.


Breast Cancer 101 – An Educational Class for All Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Survivors: Prior to and During Active Treatment

The Summa Breast Specialty Team will host a free informational class for all newly diagnosed breast cancer survivors. Learn about different types of breast cancer, fertility options, surgery and treatment options (including breast conservation, nipple sparing surgery, mastectomy and breast reconstruction), lymphedema prevention and how dieticians and physical therapists provide care during your journey. Listen, learn and ask questions.

The Breast Cancer 101 classes will be offered the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, twice per day from 11 a.m-12 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. The class is located at the Breast Center at Summa Akron City Hospital. The classes are limited to 12 participants and require prior registration (330) 375-3717.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Summa Breast Center – Summa Akron City Hospital
95 Arch Street – 1st Floor – Suite 115
Akron, OH 44304

More information is available here.


Wacoal Fit for the Cure Spring 2017

Wacoal is proud to celebrate its 17th year of partnership with Susan G. Komen® through the Fit for the Cure® program.

Through this program, women are invited to get a complimentary professional bra fitting by one of Wacoal’s Fit consultants at local participating retailers during a Fit for the Cure event. For every woman professionally fitted at an event, Wacoal will donate $2 to Komen and another $2 for every bra purchased during an event. See below for a list of Wacoal events coming up in the Northeast Ohio area. All events run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, March 14
Dillard’s Great Lakes Mall
7850 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, OH 44060
Thursday, March 16
Dillard’s Beachwood Place
26500 Cedar Road
Beachwood, OH 44122
Tuesday, March 14
Dillard’s Southern Park Mall
7401 Market Street
Youngstown, OH 44512
Thursday, March 16
Dillard’s Summit Mall
3265 W. Market Street
Akron, OH 44333
Wednesday, March 15
Dillard’s Belden Village
4400 Belden Village Mall
Canton, OH 44718
Friday, March 17
Dillard’s Great Northern Mall
25188 Country Club Blvd.
North Olmstead, OH 44070
Wednesday, March 15
Dillard’s South Park Mall
16996 South Park Center
Strongsville, OH 44136