Focusing on Access to Care Programs

Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP)

All individuals should be able to get timely, affordable and easy-to-understand breast health care. BHOP’s 60 partners located in 32 states educate medically underserved communities about breast cancer prevention and risk reduction. They connect individuals to screening services like mammography and stand by their side through any abnormal findings and diagnostic tests.

Safety Net

If breast cancer is identified, hospital-based patient navigators guide women through the labyrinth that is the healthcare system. Patient navigators in more than 30 Avon-supported hospitals across the country make appointments for medical care, connect women to community-based services helping with practical issues like transportation and housing assistance and help identify opportunities to reduce the emotional and financial burdens of breast cancer treatment.

    Community Servings: Food and Support, Delivered - Gloria had recently lost her job when she was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer in 2011. As an unemployed social worker aggressively treating her cancer through chemotherapy, radiation and multiple surgeries, Gloria turned to Community Servings at an extremely critical time in her life. Community Servings is a food and nutrition program in Boston, […]