It Can Happen to You

Posted on October 11, 2022

Working as a nurse practitioner and parenting three small children with her husband, the last thing on Jamie Turner’s mind was breast cancer. 

Know Your Risk: Radiologist Undergoes Breast Cancer Treatment Herself

Posted on October 12, 2021

Radiologist Lindsey Luttrell, MD, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 34. She turned to the experts at Parkwest for their treatment. 

Take It from a Radiologist: Don’t Delay Your Mammogram

Posted on October 6, 2021

Mammograms save lives every day. By detecting cancer through early screenings we can dramatically improve patient outcomes. 

Family Matters: Double Mastectomy and Reconstruction Puts Patient at Ease

Posted on November 4, 2020

After her mother’s breast cancer diagnosis, healthcare professional Velvet Giddens sought genetic testing for the breast cancer gene mutation known as BRCA.  

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Posted on October 11, 2017

Breast cancer survivor grateful for prompt and professional care

Posted on October 4, 2017

Liz Clary can’t help smiling when she talks about the seven alpacas on her farm, or the chickens and sheep she’s raised. “I just love all of my animals, and I love the farm,” Clary says. “It helps you stay grounded, and keeps things in perspective.” Farming is one of many things that make life 

Staff Feature Friday

Posted on September 1, 2017

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we are getting to know the awesome Leslie from our Breast Center! Name:  Leslie Goins   Job Title: Mammographer/Radiographer   How long have you worked at Parkwest? 13 years   Why do you love working at Parkwest? The patients and my coworkers   Where are you from? Florida   What 

Tomosynthesis Detects Cancer that Mammogram Missed

Posted on March 30, 2016

To say that the threat of breast cancer was on her mind would be an understatement.  Melissa Lonas, an active, engaging woman in her 60s, knew that she was at risk for developing breast cancer.  In 2005, her older sister, Cindy, passed away after undergoing treatment for the disease.  Her younger sister, Rusti, elected to