Tag: Breast Cancer

Genetic counseling harnesses the power of DNA to help patients understand and manage their risk of hereditary cancer

Regional One Health Cancer Care's high-risk cancer clinics offer genetic counseling to help patients understand and manage their risk for hereditary cancer. Our experts recently hosted a Lunch & Learn to spread the word about how genetic counseling can help patients take charge of their health and their family's health. Learning about your genetic risk [...]

2024-05-02T07:03:03-06:00May 2nd, 2024|

Ask the Experts: What can I do to manage my risk from breast cancer?

Is it possible to minimize your risk from breast cancer? According to a leading expert, the answer is yes! Dr. Ashley Hendrix, a breast surgical oncologist with Regional One Health Cancer Care, says women can take steps to manage their risk, catch breast cancer early, and seek appropriate treatment if they are diagnosed. This New [...]

2024-01-04T08:22:27-06:00January 19th, 2024|

“I get to be here:” Regina Bunker is grateful that her annual screening mammogram put her on the path to becoming a breast cancer survivor

Regional One Health lab tech Regina Bunker never expected a routine mammogram to turn into a life-changing event. But when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Regina needed two surgeries, radiation treatments, and medication to be declared cancer-free. Now a proud breast cancer survivor, Regina is making it her mission to encourage other women to [...]

2024-01-02T08:37:33-06:00January 17th, 2024|

This New Year, take control of your breast health with awareness and screening

The start of the New Year is a great time to resolve to protect your breast health - and that means being aware of risk factors and symptoms and taking advantage of screening options. Dr. Ashley Hendrix, a breast surgical oncologist with Regional One Health Cancer Care, said better screening and treatment options have led [...]

2024-01-04T08:04:38-06:00January 15th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Catching breast cancer early gives you more surgical treatment options

Ashley Hendrix, MD, MBA, FACS is a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast surgeon at Regional One Health’s Main Campus and East Campus. As a specialist in breast cancer surgery, she understands how to help patients identify the best procedure for their diagnosis and their personal needs and goals. Dr. Hendrix urges women to be vigilant about mammograms [...]

2023-09-14T12:52:46-06:00October 16th, 2023|

Don’t be scared to have a mammogram! Our East Campus Imaging Center makes it easy, quick and comfortable

Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center offers screening mammograms as walk-ins and by appointment, and there are short wait times and quick turnaround on results. Our experienced team makes mammography easy and comfortable for patients. All average-risk women should have an annual screening mammogram starting at age 40. Mammograms are the best way [...]

2023-10-04T07:10:50-06:00October 4th, 2023|

Regional One Health’s new surgical oncology service in East Memphis makes it easier to access breast cancer care

Regional One Health's East Campus is now offering surgical oncology consultations and same-day procedures for breast cancer, skin cancer and melanoma patients. Dr. Martin Fleming and Dr. Ashley Hendrix created the new clinic to improve access to advanced care. They take a personalized approach to treatment and encourage patients to play an active role in [...]

2022-09-14T11:53:14-06:00October 14th, 2022|

Regional One Health offers comprehensive breast cancer care, from early detection to state-of-the-art treatment

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Regional One Health experts say it's a great time for women to be proactive about getting a screening mammogram. When cancer is identified early, it is much more treatable and survival rates are higher. Regional One Health offers the best screening technology and expertise, as well as [...]

2022-10-03T12:37:45-06:00October 3rd, 2022|

Ask the Experts: These four imaging scans can help protect your health as you age

Staying current with preventative screenings is especially important as you age, as it can help you catch serious illness while it is more easily treatable. Our East Campus Imaging Center offers state-of-the-art screening to help detect cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis and more. Talk to your primary care provider about your screening needs, and follow [...]

2022-08-08T11:43:08-06:00September 14th, 2022|

Center for Innovation partnership gives Regional One Health patients another tool for early breast cancer detection

Regional One Health's Center for Innovation is partnering with Welwaze to test its Celbrea technology with physicians and patients in the health care system. Celbrea is a quick, non-invasive and painless way to alert patients to seek further evaluation for breast cancer.  It detects biothermal activity, which is a marker for breast disease, in just [...]

2022-06-22T07:57:52-06:00June 22nd, 2022|
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