In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Kentucky Cancer Program is hosting events throughout October to increase access to screening tests and to ensure women across Kentucky are educated about breast cancer.
Mobile Mammography Screenings:
Women age 40 and over are encouraged to schedule a mammogram at one of the mobile mammography unit stops. Advance appointments, proper ID and insurance card are required. All insurance is filed with University of Louisville Hospital. Financial assistance is available for uninsured patients who qualify. All COVID guidelines followed.
To schedule an appointment for any of these stops, call 502-852-6318.
- Saturday, Oct. 7 – Redeemer Lutheran Church, 3640 River Park Dr., 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
- Monday, Oct. 17 – Churchill Downs backside, Christ Chapel (employees and family only), 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Horario en español: 305-316-4215
- Monday, Oct. 23 – Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, 395 Paroquet Springs Dr., Shepherdsville. 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Fundraisers and educational events:
2023 Komen Louisville MORE THAN PINK Walk
Kentucky Cancer Program sponsors Hope Village at the walk, where all breast cancer survivors are welcomed and receive resources for community mammography screenings. Participants walk for the people who can’t: For those too weakened by treatment to join. For those who are suffering. For those we have lost. Together we will fight back against breast cancer.
Saturday, Oct. 28, walk registration opens 8:30 a.m., Hope Village opens 9 a.m.
Waterfront Park, Festival Plaza, 231 E Witherspoon St.
Sista Strut 3K Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
Sista Strut’s mission is to increase awareness of breast cancer and provide information on community resources and funding to area programs. A portion of the proceeds from the Sista Strut 3k will benefit Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer.
Saturday, Oct. 21, 8 a.m. – noon
3029 W. Muhammad Ali Boulevard
Register at: Sista Strut Louisville 2023
Registration only: $10 or Survivor Registration with T-shirt: $15
Pink & Pearls Luncheon
Mothers, daughters, sisters, friends and ladies of all ages are invited to a luncheon honoring the memory of Harriett B. Porter who loved to bring people of all generations together to socialize, educate and empower women.
Stop by the KAAAC tent at Sista Strut to pick up your invitation for lunch.
Saturday, Oct. 21, 12:30 – 3 p.m.
Republic Bank Foundation YMCA, 1720 W. Broadway
Think Pink: An evening to educate and celebrate!
The event includes a special presentation by Crystal Labbato, DNP, APRN, Baptist Health Louisville
Monday, Oct. 23, doors open 5:30 p.m.; Dinner 6:15 p.m.; Program 6:45 p.m.
Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, 295 Paroquet Springs Dr., Shepherdsville
Reserve a seat by calling 502-955-5355 or at Think Pink Event 2023 by Oct. 14.