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*.
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
Fitness programs and non-traditional therapies for cancer survivors and patients in any stage of treatment or recovery
Referrals to self-help services and resources for free legal advice regarding insurance concerns and legal rights
General information for care
National resources available to assist you in making informed decisions about your breast health
Information and resources for patients suffering from lymphatic system disorders
Screening and diagnostic mammography, ultrasounds, diagnostic biopsies and/or breast MRI services
National organizations specializing in breast cancer research, clinical trials, clinical practice guidelines, drugs/treatment and other cancer-related topics
- Non-English Speaking
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
- Women of Color/Ethnic Groups
- Young Breast Cancer Patients/Survivors
One-on-one assistance and advocacy for breast cancer patients to help them navigate through the health care system during treatment
Clinics providing basic medical care, including patient referrals to mammogram screenings, diagnostics and treatment services.
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 at free or low cost
Chemotherapy, clinical trials, radiation therapy and/or combination treatment services
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.