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 […]

Do Not Skip Your Screening Mammogram Because of COVID-19

Screening for breast cancer is a way for women to be proactive about their health. The Breast Center recommends that women begin annual mammography starting at age 40. Maybe you’ve done a good job getting your mammogram every year — until the COVID-19 outbreak. Many women postponed getting a mammogram due to concerns of exposure […]

What Young Women Can Do About Breast Cancer

There are two main risk factors that increase your risk for breast cancer: being a woman and getting older. Your risk for breast cancer increases as you age. It’s rare for young women to develop breast cancer, but it can happen. Fewer than 5% of breast cancer occurs in women under the age of 40. […]

Should You Get a Mammogram?

Breast cancer screening guidelines are straightforward — women at an average risk for breast cancer should begin annual screening mammograms starting at age 40. So if you are a woman 40 years or older, you should talk to your doctor about mammography. Not all women have the same risk for breast cancer, though. Your personal […]

Breast Center Upgrades Automated Breast Ultrasound Screening

The physicians at The Breast Center, A MANA Clinic, are pleased to offer Ivenia™ Automated Breast Ultrasound Screening (ABUS) 2.0 at their Fayetteville and Bentonville centers. The Invenia™ ABUS 2.0 is the only FDA-approved ultrasound screening device for women with dense breast tissue. The Breast Center was the first in the state to offer Automated […]

Arkansas Breast Cancer Specialists Receive Highest National Accreditation for Breast Centers

Women diagnosed with breast cancer in Northwest Arkansas can be reassured they are receiving the best care available. On May 11, 2020, the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC,) a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has renewed the three-year accreditation to Arkansas Breast Cancer Specialists in Fayetteville, Arkansas. First accredited […]

The Breast Center Resumes Screening Mammograms

As of Monday, May 4, 2020, in addition to diagnostic exams, The Breast Center will resume screening Mammograms for patients at low risk for COVID-19 at our clinics in Fayetteville, Bentonville, and Harrison. Our staff is taking extra precautions including: screening patients at the door, requiring face masks, limiting the number of patients in the […]