Francine's Friends Mobile Mammography Coach

Event Details

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September 15, 2014

September 18, 2014

September 19, 2014

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September 24, 2014

September 25, 2014

September 27, 2014

September 29, 2014

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October 21, 2014

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October 25, 2014

October 31, 2014

Phone: 260-483-1847



Event Description

August 28, 2014 Updated Sep 15, 2014 at 8:02 AM EDT

9/15 Kendallville Public Library – 221 S. Park Avenue, Kendallville
9/18 Lutheran Life Villages – The Village at Anthony Blvd.– 6701 S. Anthony
9/19 Lutheran Life Villages – The Village at Pine Valley– 9802 Coldwater Road
9/20 Owen’s Super Market – 2718 Guilford Street, Huntington
9/24 HealthVisions of Fort Wayne – 2135 S. Hanna
9/25 Byron Health Center – 12101 Lima Road
9/27 Arthur & Gloria Muselman Wellness Pavilion – 1201 Emmental Drive, Berne
9/29 Limberlost Public Library – 164 Kelly Street, Rome City

10/3 Kendallville Fire Department – 304 E North Street, Kendallville
10/4 Seminary United Methodist Church – 250 N. Seminary Street, Roanoke
10/6 Salem Manor - 1221-1225 E California
10/9 Parkview Physicians Group – Family Practice – 2300 Dubois Drive, Warsaw
10/10 10th Anniversary "LUNCH with FRIENDS" Luncheon -- Memorial Coliseum – 4000 Parnell Avenue
10/11 Ag Plus - 9325 E State Road 205, Churubusco
10/13 Canterbury Green - 2727 Canterbury Blvd.
10/14 LaGrange Co. Council on Aging - Michiana Event Ctr, 7605 N SR 9, Howe
10/17 Steuben Co. Council on Aging - Fairview Missionary, 525 E 200 N, Angola
10/18 Elements Massage – 10020 Lima Road
10/21 K & K Insurance - 1712 Magnavox Way, 46804
10/22 USF Performing Arts Center - 431 W Berry St., 46802
10/25 Regional Cancer Care Center - 516 E Maumee, Angola 46703
10/31 Curves - 102 Lincoln Hwy W, New Haven 46774

Francine’s Friends Mobile Mammography unit travels to various community and business sites to bring mammography screening to women at locations more convenient to their home or work.

Weather-related info:
Francine's Friends mobile mammography coach follows the same closure as Fort Wayne Community Schools for snow days - if schools are closed, the coach does not go out. Schedulers will call you to reschedule your appointment.

The mobile unit, a 40-foot long motor coach, is staffed by radiologic technologists who specialize in mammography from the Breast Diagnostic Center (BDC). The digital unit is furnished with the same FDA and Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA)-approved equipment as the three stationary sites of the BDC. Francine’s Friends Mobile Mammography offers convenience and privacy for this screening test, which takes about 15 minutes.
Board-certified breast-imaging radiologists from FW Radiology interpret the exams.
Francine’s Friends Mobile Mammography is a partnership between Francine’s Friends, Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Breast Diagnostic Center.
A group of local businesswomen and community leaders, Francine’s Friends have come together and developed a mission to make early detection of breast cancer available to every woman in Fort Wayne and the surrounding area. Our vision is to increase cancer screenings in northeast Indiana by providing a highly accessible and visible community resource.
The American Cancer Society recommends that every woman receive her first mammogram at age 40 and then each year afterward.

Screening mammography through this mobile service is for women who:
* Are age 35 and older and have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months
* Have no prior or current history of breast cancer or problems with their breasts
* Are insured or uninsured

Many insurance plans are accepted, and funding is available to cover expenses for women who do not have sufficient financial resources.
To schedule a visit of the mobile mammography coach at your site, contact Debi Kennedy, the community outreach coordinator, at (260) 266-9180 or
Appointments preferably should be scheduled prior to the date. Walk-in openings are available depending on schedule.

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