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Glenwood Regional Medical Center's Breast Center provides state-of-the-art digital mammography services in surroundings that offer a sense of comfort, privacy and assurance, in a spa like atmosphere.

Centered on Comfort
Since its opening in 2002, the Glenwood Breast Center has offered women and their physicians a full range of breast care, testing and diagnostic services all at one convenient location. The Center was created to partner with women and their physicians in the early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of breast disease. The Center remains committed to empowering its patients by equipping them with knowledge and understanding to seek further treatment if necessary.

The atmosphere at the Glenwood Breast Center is relaxed and designed to put you at ease. Our office is much more comfortable than a typical doctor's office, and our staff and physicians are friendly and understanding.

Centered on Expertise
Whether you are coming to see us for the first time with a breast problem or visiting for a routine checkup, the staff at the Glenwood Breast Center is ready to answer your questions and address your issues. All of the physicians and mammography staff are certified with The American College of Radiology - ACR and the FDA to assure the highest level of testing accuracy. Once testing is concluded, results are diagnosed and forwarded to the patient's physician within 24 - 48 hours.

At the Breast Center, a breast nurse specialist coordinates every aspect of a patient's care. And that care does not end with the conclusion of testing. If testing determines that further treatment is required, patients are then provided with a personalized book to to take home complete with their vital test results, service referrals and recommendations on patient-led support groups that foster connection and inspiration. The goal is to ensure that patients who entrust their care to the Glenwood Breast Center recieve the highest level of diagnostic care available, and have a winning edge in the fight against breast disease.

Centered on Services
The Breast Center offers the most state-of-the-art technologies in a convenient out patient setting, including digital and analog mammography, ultrasound, guided mammotome biopsy, guided needle aspiration, vicor vacuum biospy and guided needle local biopsy.

Currently the Glenwood Breast Center is the only facility to offer soft mammograms, the most gentle approach to routine testing available that features the use of soft foam padding. The cushioned mammograms eliminate much of the discomfort and anxiety often associated with testing.

Centered on You
Breast health is a vital part of every woman's life. And its good to know that breast cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer if detected early. As an active member of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the Glenwood Breast Center works every day to prevent or to detect breast disease to preserve the highest quality of life for its patients and for our community.

Location - Hours - Scheduling
The Breast Center is located in the Glenwood Medical Mall at 102 Thomas Road in West Monroe. Hours of operation are from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Once you have received an order from your physician, call (318) 329-8585 to schedule testing.