Missing Mammograms

During the past year, many of us missed family holiday gatherings, haircuts, planned vacations, graduations, and proms. We’ll make it up to ourselves, or with creativity we already have. But a new study shows that missing just one mammogram can have serious consequences. If you’re one of the many women missing mammograms from the pandemic […]

Screening Breast Ultrasound

Mammograms save lives. However, women with dense breasts are less likely to get the information they and their doctors need from mammograms alone. Dense breasts can hide small cancers in mammograms, so they are not found until they are larger and harder to treat. Screening breast ultrasound can make a difference. What are dense breasts? […]

Smoking and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in women; only lung cancer kills more women in the United States than breast cancer. There is a well-known connection between breast cancer and smoking. Women who smoke have a 33% lower chance of survival at the time of diagnosis. Young women who smoke […]

Happy New Year!

We wish you a safe and happy new year! Some MANA clinics are closing early for New Year’s Eve. All MANA clinics are closed on New Year’s Day.  We look forward to serving you in the New Year! December 31, 2020 MANA Family Medicine Har-Ber – Closing at 12:00 pm MANA Family Medicine Springdale – […]

The Breast Center Opens Fourth Location in Springdale

SPRINGDALE, AR — The Breast Center, A MANA Clinic, is opening a Springdale location at 3901 Parkway Circle, Suite 125 on December 10, 2020. The Breast Center Springdale is located inside the Highlands Oncology building at the southwest corner of Interstate 49 and Don Tyson Boulevard in Springdale. The Breast Center Springdale will offer 3D […]

What Keeps You From Getting a Mammogram?

Most women should have an annual mammogram starting at age 40. Almost one third of American women age 40 and over have not had a mammogram in the past two years.  Why not? They think it will hurt Mammography is probably not going to be a relaxing experience, and most women do experience some discomfort. […]

Five Shareable Facts for Breast Cancer Awareness

Starting the conversation about breast cancer can be difficult, but it’s important for women to understand the disease. The more you know about breast cancer, the more you can do to protect yourself from it. Here are a few shareable facts to help promote breast cancer awareness. Use this information about breast cancer on social […]

7 Ways to Take Charge of Breast Health

Breast cancer is scary, but a cancer scare shouldn’t be the first time you think about breast health. Equipping yourself with knowledge is the first step to promoting good breast health and preventing breast cancer. Be proactive about your health, and do what you can to improve your breast health. Learn about breast cancer risk […]

Family History and Breast Cancer

Your mother never had breast cancer. Her mother never developed cancer either. As far as you know, none of the women in your family were ever diagnosed with breast cancer. While that’s great news, you shouldn’t assume that you are in the clear. Any woman can develop breast cancer even if she does not have […]

Welcome, Dr. Battle!

The Breast Center, a MANA Clinic, is pleased to welcome Bennett O’Brien Battle, M.D. Dr. Battle joins the breast imaging specialists at The Breast Center on August 1st, 2020. Dr. Battle completed his undergraduate degree, graduating cum laude, at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He continued his education at Tulane and completed his master’s degree in […]