Francine's Friends Mobile Mammography Motor Coach

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from August 21, 2015 until August 22, 2015

Daily from August 24, 2015 until August 29, 2015

August 31, 2015

September 3, 2015

September 11, 2015

September 12, 2015

September 14, 2015

September 18, 2015

September 19, 2015

September 26, 2015

September 28, 2015

September 29, 2015

Phone: 260-483-1847

Email: debi.kennedy@parkview.com

Link: http://www.francinesfriends.org/p/coach-schedule.html

Event Description

August 17, 2015 Updated Aug 20, 2015 at 8:38 AM EDT

8/21 Curves - 142 S 2nd Street, Decatur
8/22 WalMart - 1215 S Main Street, Bryan OH
8/24 Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church - 3506 Warsaw
8/25 Ossian Church of the Nazarene - 302 N Metts St, Ossian
8/26 DeBrand Fine Chocolates - 10105 Auburn Park Drive
8/27 LaGrange County Health Dept, 110 S. Main St, Topeka
8/28 Trend Setters Hair Design - 5723 St Joe Road
8/29 Martin's Supermarket - 1150 Husky Trail, Warsaw
8/31 PPG Family Practice - 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven

9/3 PPG Family Practice - 8911 Liberty Mills Road
9/11 SCAN - 500 W Main Street
9/12 Family Safety Day @ Center Lake Pavilion - 117 E Canal St, Warsaw
9/14 PPG Family Practice - 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven
9/18 Byron Health Center - 12101 Lima Road
9/19 Grace College - 200 Seminary Drive, Winona Lake
9/26 Arthur & Gloria Muselman Wellness Pavilion – 1201 Emmental Drive, Berne
9/28 Health Visions of Fort Wayne - 2135 Hanna
9/29 Limberlost Public Library - 164 Kelly St., Rome City

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 debi.kennedy@parkview.com.
Appointments preferably should be scheduled prior to the date. Walk-in openings are available depending on schedule.

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