As a patient, you want the best medical care available to you. Fortunately, finding a good medical imaging center is easy. Look for ACR accredited imaging facilities the next time you need medical imaging. What is ACR accreditation? The American College of Radiology (ACR) has accredited more than 38,000 facilities over the past three decades. ACR […]
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5 Common Breast Cancer Causes
Breast cancer refers to a group of diseases that affect the tissues of the breasts. Breast cancer isn’t completely preventable, and many factors that contribute to breast cancer are beyond your control. Knowing common breast cancer causes is still important, however. Recognizing the causes of breast cancer and understanding your risk can help you know […]
Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer
A recent study from the University of Michigan found that genetic testing for breast cancer is underused. Almost half of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who should have genetic testing do not receive it, according to the study. Having a genetic disposition to breast cancer doesn’t necessarily mean you will develop the disease, but it […]
Are USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Inadequate?
The Breast Center recommends that women receive a screening mammogram every year starting at age 40. Women are sometimes confused about when they should start annual mammograms because of conflicting recommendations, however. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), for example, recommends that women at average risk begin screening at age 50. A recent study […]
Who Should Have a Breast MRI?
Breast MRI screening finds more tiny cancers than other breast cancer screening tools. The Breast Center recommends annual mammograms for all women starting at age 40. However, there are some women who should consider breast MRI screening. Dr. Steven Harms, a renowned expert on Breast MRI at The Breast Center, a MANA Clinic, discusses dedicated […]
Is a Mammogram Right For You?
There’s conflicting information about mammograms circulating. This has led to some confusion over when women should get a mammogram, and how often women should get a mammogram. Mammograms help save lives. The Breast Center recommends annual screening mammograms for women starting at age 40. What is a mammogram? Mammograms use X-rays and provide radiologists with […]
Fayetteville Breast Center Moves Back to Sunbridge Drive
The Breast Center’s Fayetteville office will be closed starting Monday, November 7th through Friday November 11th in order to move from their temporary office on Futrall to their original Sunbridge office. The Breast Center’s Bentonville office will be open 7:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. for screening and diagnostic services. The Breast Center in Fayetteville will […]