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 […]

2022 Murray T. Harris Scholarship Recipients Announced

Three of the Murray T. Harris Scholarship recipients, Rachel Johnson, Brett Roffine, and Mekenna Taylor, are pictured with Judy Harris, MANA Charitable Fund Board Member; Stacey Keenan, Executive Director of the Fayetteville Area Community Foundation; Dr. Danna Grear, a physician at The Breast Center and MANA Charitable Fund Board Member; and Terry Hurt, Chief Financial […]

Mammogram Callbacks

The Breast Center recommends annual mammograms for average risk women beginning at age 40. Usually, you have an appointment with The Breast Center, have your mammogram, receive a normal test, and forget about it for another year. In about 10% of cases, however, women will have mammogram callbacks. A mammogram callback means that The Breast […]

The Breast Center Partners with Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks

Friday, April 15, 2022 – The Breast Center, A MANA Clinic, is partnering with the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks to help provide free screening mammograms to women who need them throughout Northwest Arkansas.  The Breast Center has formalized a partnership with the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (BCFO) that allows them to […]

3D Mammograms Coming to Bella Vista

The Breast Center, A MANA Clinic will open a new clinic with 3D Mammograms at 416 Town Center East in Bella Vista in April 2022. This is the fifth location for The Breast Center, a physician-owned specialty practice based in Northwest Arkansas.   The Breast Center is the first breast cancer screening clinic located in […]

Dr. Michelle C. Walters Joins The Breast Center

Dr. Michelle C. Walters joined The Breast Center on March 1, 2022. Dr. Walters has over 24 years of experience as a breast radiologist in the Dallas area where she interpreted mammograms, breast ultrasound, and breast MRI exams. She also performed mammogram guided, ultrasound guided, as well as MRI guided breast biopsies. “I was impressed […]

Breast Screening MRIs for High-Risk Patients

New research concludes that women at a high level of genetic risk for breast cancer could cut their mortality rates in half by choosing breast screening MRI exams along with mammograms. The genetic risk factors While most breast cancers are not genetic, there are genetic risk factors for breast cancer. The most common are BRCA1 […]