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., a non-profit 501c3 organization whose mission is to provide education and support about breast cancer health for Franklin County and surrounding area residents. We help to make early diagnostic breast care testing, enhanced services, travel expenses and personal support available to all qualified residents. We provide free mammograms for uninsured and under-insured local residents.
Click here to apply for a mammogram.
Board of Directors
Jessica Sparks, President
Roxanne Christie, Vice President
Lauren Luberto, Secretary
Dayle Flint, Treasurer
Jackie Langford, Member at Large
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For the history of Franklin Needs check out this article by the Apalach Times.