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 […]

Don’t Delay Mammograms after Vaccination

After a vaccination, including COVID-19 vaccinations, lymph nodes can swell. This is a harmless sign that the vaccine is working. But swollen lymph nodes can show up on a mammogram. Should you delay your mammogram after you’ve had a vaccination? A new study says don’t delay mammograms after immunization and the physicians at The Breast […]

Breast Self Exams

Breast self exams should be a regular part of your self-care routine. Step 1: Visual examination Stand in front of a mirror with your shoulders even and your hands on your hips. This angle lets you see if there are any changes in the overall appearance of your breasts. When you do self-exams regularly, you’ll […]

Healthcare in Bentonville, Arkansas

Each state in the Union has its own special health issues, and each county in the state has its own variations on those regional health issues. Bentonville, as one of the largest and most prosperous cities in Arkansas, has its own special circumstances when it comes to health. Naturally, healthcare in Bentonville also has special […]

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 […]