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Women’s Imaging Center Opens at Texas Health Alliance
01/29/2013

FORT WORTH, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance opened a new imaging center to give women in North Fort Worth and surrounding areas more resources for maintaining and improving breast health.

At the new Women’s Imaging Center, located in the hospital’s professional building, physicians on the medical staff and certified clinical professionals provide mammography, stereotactic biopsy, ultrasound and bone density exams.

“Women lead busy lives with packed schedules, so having a convenient and reliable option for mammography and other health services close to home is important,” said Dr. Robin Skrine, a breast oncology surgeon on the medical staff at Texas Health Alliance. “Detecting and treating breast tumors in early stages of development help improve a woman’s chance for survival.”

One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. An annual screening mammogram, recommended for women age 40 and older, can help detect breast cancer at its earlier stages.

Most screening mammogram appointments do not require a physician referral. To schedule an appointment, call 682-212-2050.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance is a 50-bed, multi-service hospital offering acute care and wellness programs to communities in North Fort Worth, Keller, North Richland Hills, Haslet, and the surrounding areas. The hospital’s services include emergency medicine, women and infant services, neonatal intensive care, imaging, physical therapy, surgery, cardiac rehabilitation, occupational health, and wellness programs. Texas Health Alliance is an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355), or visit TexasHealth.org/Alliance.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 25 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, Huguley Memorial Medical Center, Texas Health Physicians Group, outpatient facilities, behavioral health and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.

For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355), or visit TexasHealth.org.

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