A Lump in Your Breast? What It Means

Finding a lump in your breast can cause fear and anxiety. One thing is certain: fear and anxiety are negative experiences, and focusing on that fear will not have a positive outcome. If you find a lump in your breast, call your primary care physician or gynecologist to schedule an appointment as soon as possible […]

MANA Nurses Featured in Our Health Magazine

Several nurses from MANA were featured in the May 2023 issue of Our Health Magazine, a publication of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Karla Johnson, LPN Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic, a MANA Clinic Karla Johnson is a licensed practical nurse and Patient Care Manager at Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic, A MANA Clinic. Karla wanted to become a nurse […]

New FDA Rules on Mammograms

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated regulations on mammograms this month. The new rules are part of the Mammography Quality Standards Act. Some of the new rules upgrade standards for certification for clinics, calling for things like referrals to healthcare providers for self-referred patients and tight standards for avoiding lost reports. The change that […]

MANA Doctors Featured in Our Health

Several MANA doctors are featured in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s Our Health magazine in the March 2023 “Top Doctors” issue. Dr. Kelly Pierce, a breast radiologist at The Breast Center, a MANA Clinic, is featured on the cover. On page 12, you will find the article that includes several MANA doctors.  Angela Curry, MD, Gynecology, […]

MANA Voted the Best of Northwest Arkansas 2022!

Each year, The Best of Northwest Arkansas Reader’s Poll tabulates the votes of thousands of people in Northwest Arkansas. The results show the services that people in Northwest Arkansas love the most.  Each year, MANA clinics show up on this list of winners. Here are the honorees for 2022. WINNER – BEST MEDICAL CLINICS MANA […]

Mammogram Awareness Day

This Friday is Mammogram Awareness Day, a day set aside to celebrate mammograms.  Mammograms are worth celebrating, because they help detect breast cancer in its earliest stages, when the chances of successful treatment are best. Women in their 60s who have mammograms are 33% less likely to die of breast cancer than those who do […]

10 Important Facts about Breast Cancer

Did you know that breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women? You may be surprised to learn some of these important facts about breast cancer. 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women […]

Komen Ozark More than Pink Walk

The Breast Center is proud to sponsor the Susan G. Komen Ozark More than Pink Walk on October 8, 2022, at Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers. Come join us and raise money for research to end breast cancer!  Join the MANA + The Breast Center Team Ozark More than Pink Walk Pinnacle Promenade October 8, […]

MANA Gives to Hope Cancer Resources

For the month of August 2022, MANA physicians and staff donated $2,300 to Hope Cancer Resources as part of the MANA Giving Program. This month’s clinic sponsor was The Breast Center.  The mission of Hope Cancer Resources is to provide compassionate, professional cancer support and education in the Northwest Arkansas region today and tomorrow.  Hope […]

Welcome, Dr. Andrea Placzek!

Dr. Andrea Placzek is joining The Breast Center of Northwest Arkansas, A MANA Clinic on August 15, 2022. Dr. Placzek is fellowship trained in breast imaging. She has experience interpreting mammography images, breast MRI, and breast ultrasounds. Dr. Placzek completed her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and […]