Surprising Signs of Breast Cancer

Finding a mass in the breast tissue, or a breast lump, is one of the most recognized signs of breast cancer. However, many breast cancers that are found with breast screening like mammography are too tiny to feel and finding a lump doesn’t always mean that you have breast cancer. Recognizing all of the signs […]

Breast Cancer in Men is Rare, But Still An Issue

Women are familiar with the dangers of breast cancer. One out of every eight women will develop breast cancer, and more than 99% of all cases of breast cancer occur in women. Men can develop breast cancer too, though. Breast cancer in men is rare, but it’s still something to be aware of. Despite the […]

Pink: The Other Fall Color

You will see a lot of pink this month. Maybe a colleague will be sporting a pink ribbon, or maybe a friend will wear pink clothing. But why do people wear pink during the month of October? It’s because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common type of […]

Why Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Is So Important

Breast cancer is very common. 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer at some point in her lifetime. And while all women are at risk for breast cancer, some women are at a higher risk than others. That’s one of the reasons why breast cancer risk assessment is important. Since not all women are […]

The Difference Between a Screening Mammogram and Diagnostic Mammogram

The Breast Center recommends that women start annual screening mammograms at age 40 and continue annually until their health is declining. Screening mammograms are an important tool in finding breast cancer in its early stages.  When cancers are found early the treatment is more likely to be successful: 96% of women who are treated for […]

What Are the Symptoms of Breast Cancer?

After skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women. It’s estimated that there will be 246,660 new breast cancer cases in the U.S. this year. Though the death rate from breast cancer has decreased in recent years, it remains the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women. Breast […]

15 Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Should Know

Knowing the risk factors for breast cancer won’t necessarily prevent cancer from developing, but it can help you detect it earlier, which significantly increases your chances of beating it. Breast Cancer Risk Factors The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention include the following as breast cancer risk factors. Getting older – Most breast cancer is […]

5 Ways to Improve Breast Health Now

Breast health, like all health, is about wellness. It’s about making healthy life decisions and maintaining good health rather than neglecting your body and hoping that the doctor can give you a quick fix when something goes wrong. Improving your breast health is a matter of making healthy life choices and working towards wellness. So […]

Breast Center Opens Interim Fayetteville Center

On February 22, 2016, two months after an electrical fire forced MANA to close The Breast Center on Sunbridge Drive in Fayetteville, the physicians and staff opened an Interim Fayetteville center at 3352 North Futrall Drive next to MANA Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic. Restoration and construction to repair the fire damage at the 55 West Sunbridge […]