JRMC receives Komen grant of more than $63,000

Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff recently received a grant for $63,472 from the Arkansas Affiliate of Susan G. Komen.

The funds will be used for JRMC’s Reach Every Woman program. The program provides free clinical breast exams, screening mammograms, diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds and biopsy assistance to women across South Arkansas who are uninsured or underinsured.

For 20 years, Komen has distributed grants to organizations in Arkansas fighting to eradicate breast cancer. Twenty one grants were handed out this year totaling more than $1 million.