Local Resources for You

From mammography and diagnostic sites to support groups and transportation services, the following guide is designed to help you make more informed decisions about your breast health. Unless otherwise noted, the resources outlined herein are located in the Komen Puget Sound Affiliate’s 16-county service area*.

No-Cost Breast Health Screening

You may be eligible for a health exam and breast cancer screening at no cost if you:

  • Are ages 40 to 64 years old
  • Have limited income
  • Have limited or no insurance

Exercise, Alternative Medicine and Nontraditional Therapies

Fitness programs and non-traditional therapies for cancer survivors and patients in any stage of treatment or recovery

Financial, Legal and Insurance

Referrals to self-help services and resources for free legal advice regarding insurance concerns and legal rights

Hospice and Palliative Care

General information for care

National Breast Health & Cancer Education Organizations

National resources available to assist you in making informed decisions about your breast health


Information and resources for patients suffering from lymphatic system disorders

Mammography and Diagnostic Sites

Screening and diagnostic mammography, ultrasounds, diagnostic biopsies and/or breast MRI services

Medical Research and Resources

National organizations specializing in breast cancer research, clinical trials, clinical practice guidelines, drugs/treatment and other cancer-related topics

Organizations and Resources for Specific Populations

  • Disabled
  • Non-English Speaking
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
  • Women of Color/Ethnic Groups
  • Seniors
  • Young Breast Cancer Patients/Survivors

Patient Navigation

One-on-one assistance and advocacy for breast cancer patients to help them navigate through the health care system during treatment

Primary Care Clinics

Clinics providing basic medical care, including patient referrals to mammogram screenings, diagnostics and treatment services.

Support Groups

Information and support for persons living with cancer and their caregivers. Groups explore issues related to cancer diagnosis, coping skills and support for emotional changes and challenges

Transportation Assistance

Transportation assistance at free or low cost

Treatment Centers

Chemotherapy, clinical trials, radiation therapy and/or combination treatment services

Wigs, Prostheses and Bras

Stores providing private fittings, along with a wide range of styles, for wigs, bras and prostheses

*16 counties served: Clallam, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, San Juan, Snohomish, Skagit, Thurston, Wahkiakum and Whatcom

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance — Patient and Family Resource Center

All services provided in the Patient and Family Resource Center are free to patients, family members and caregivers.

A resource coordinator is available to you to help find resources about health education and support. The resource center has the information you need for topics ranging from specific cancer types, treatments, side effects, coping services, supportive care, survivorship and more.

The center is located on the third floor of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) outpatient clinic on Lake Union. It is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. They can be reached at (206) 606-2081.

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