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The Oklahoma Breast Care Center is pleased to offer our patients access to our Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program as a complimentary service. Designed to help women determine their individual risk of developing breast cancer, this program is administered by Stephanie Wimberley, LPN.

The program includes a consultation in which your family and personal history along with many other factors will be combined to calculate your current risk of developing breast cancer. During this consultation recommendations will be made based on your level of risk to ensure all of the screening tools are being utilized to your benefit. Genetic testing may be offered to you based on the information gathered during this assessment, it is just one more tool that we incorporate in our program that can be used to empower you as you make decisions about your breast health.

Call today to schedule an appointment: Risk Assessment Specialist - Stephanie Wimberley, LPN 405-755-2273(CARE) ext 222.

Risk Assessment Specialist
Stephanie Wimberley


Preparing for Your Appointment

Remember to wear skirt/slacks to allow for easy disrobing from the waist up. Avoid use of heavy antiperspirant and please do not wear body powder, lotion or perfume on the breast area. 

If your appointment is for a diagnositc mammogram, ultrasound, biopsy, breast MRI or a bone density screening a referring doctor's order may be required.  Please inquire when scheduling your appointment with either of our offices.

For patients under the age of 35; a doctor's order is required for screening mammograms.


Procedures

Mammograms

A screening mammogram is a safe, low-dose x-ray of the breast. Two views are taken of each breast. A Diagnostic mammogram is necessary when there is a problem and additional diagnostic views are needed. Implant mammography requires additional diagnostic views to assure the maximum amount of breast tissue is examined.

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Osteoporosis Screenings

Osteoporosis is one of the most common and yet poorly understood diseases of middle and old age. The disease is a health threat for an estimated 44 million Americans, or 55% of the people 50 years of age and older.  In the U.S. today, 10 million individuals are estimated to already have the disease, of this number 80% are women.

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Ultrasounds

Breast ultrasound helps the radiologist distinguish between solid lumps and fluid filled cysts. Ultrasound is also utilized for women with breast implants.

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Ultrasound Guided Cyst Aspiration

Sometimes are referred to as a cyst aspiration. Fine needle aspiration is a biopsy procedure performed on lumps that can be felt or identified on mammography or ultrasound. If the area can be felt, this procedure can be performed as the physician stabilizes the area with his hand for the procedure. If the area cannot be felt, the procedure may be performed using ultrasound or stereotactic guidance.

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Galactogram

A galactogram is a test in which x-ray dye is injected into a breast duct prior to a mammogram. It is done to see if there is an abnormality within the duct that may be causing discharge. This procedure is also done to identify a duct with an abnormality prior to removal of it by your surgeon.

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Biopsies

If you or your physician have discovered a "suspicious" lump in your breast, your physician may want a portion of that lump to be removed so it can be examined to make certain it is free of disease. The procedure for removing a representative sample of that lump in known as a biopsy. Published research indicates that more than four out of five lumps which are considered suspicious enough to require a biopsy are found to be free of malignancy when examined by a pathologist.

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Needle Localizations

When a suspicious area is found on a mammogram but cannot be felt and requires further evaluation by a surgeon, needle localization may be recommended. The procedure is performed under mammography visualization by a radiologist prior to a scheduled surgical biopsy. The radiologist marks the area to be biopsied with a needle and a wire. The wire guides the surgeon to the abnormal area for removal during surgery.

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Find out more:
American Cancer Society
The National Breast Cancer Coalition
Susan G. Komen Foundation

Aurora Imaging Technology, Inc.

Intact Medical Corporation

R2 Technology, Inc.

InterGenetics Incorporated


Founder
Dr. Larry Killebrew Radiologist

Radiologists

Dr. Paula Deupree
Medical Director

Dr. Richard Falk

Dr. Glenna Young


Executive Director

Debbie Clark


Locations
Northwest OKC
13509 N. Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
(405) 755-CARE (2273)
Fax (405) 755-8408

South OKC
2601 S.W. 119th, Suite A
Oklahoma City, OK 73170
(405) 814-CARE (2273)
Fax (405)814-1010

Mobile Mammography Program/ Corporate Onsite Screenings
(800) 422-4626 ext. 112

Risk Assessments
Stephanie Wimberley


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