About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.

In 2016, an estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 61,000 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.

For more information on breast cancer including statistics visit the Susan G. Komen Fountain website.

About Franklin Needs

Franklin Needs, Inc., is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide education and support about breast cancer health for Franklin County, Florida women. We will help to make early diagnostic breast care testing, enhanced services, and personal support available to all qualified local women. We provide free mammograms for uninsured Franklin County Residents between the ages of 35-64. Click here to apply for a mammogram.

Board of Directors
Jessica Sparks, President
Lauren Luberto, Secretary
Dayle Flint, Treasurer
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For the history of Franklin Needs check out this article by the Apalach Times.