Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is a disease that affects 13% of all women during their lifetimes. Of this group, 6% will be diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. As of 2021, there is no cure for metastatic breast cancer, but there are treatment plans available. Metastatic breast cancer occurs when cancerous cells travel outside of the breast into […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month. The National Breast Cancer Foundation estimates that 281,550 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and 49,290 with non-invasive breast cancer in 2021.  Overall, breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer among American women, right after skin cancer.  The good news is that breast cancer […]

The Breast Center Pavilion at the WRMC Cancer Support Home

The Breast Center has sponsored a pavilion at the new WRMC Cancer Support Home. Washington Regional Medical System dedicated its new J.B. Hunt Transport Services Cancer Support Home in Fayetteville last month, providing no-cost services to cancer patients regardless of where in Northwest Arkansas they receive care.  “At The Breast Center, our doctors and staff […]

Mammograms and Your Heritage

Mammograms are an important healthcare tool, and every woman should have an annual mammogram beginning at age 40. Still, many women do not get regular mammograms. Does your family heritage affect your chances of getting regular screening mammograms? The chart below, using data from the American Cancer Society, shows that there are differences based on […]

Independence Holiday Hours

In observance of Independence Day, many MANA Clinics will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021. For unexpected medical needs, MANA Urgent Care on College will have limited hours on Sunday and both locations are open Monday. . Sunday, July 4, 2021 MANA Urgent Care, 1673 N. College Avenue, Fayetteville – Open 7 am to […]

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 […]