Patient Education

Below are some helpful information sheets on breast conditions, breast cancer, some surgical procedures, frequently prescribed medications, and other information.

Benign Breast Conditions 

Breast Cancer 
DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma in Situ)
LCIS (Lobular Carcinoma in Situ) 
IDC (Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma)
ILC (Infiltrating Lobular Carcinoma)

Surgical Procedures
Excisional Biopsy
Needle Localization
Stereotactic Biopsy
Vacora Biopsy

Surgical Instructions
Mastectomy – Pre/Post Op Instructions
Mastectomy Post Op Home Instructions
Outpatient Surgery Instructions
Drain Instructions

Hormone Therapy & Breast Cancer


Dr. Cross Reports Positive Findings from Use of 3D Marker in Breast Cancer Treatment

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A research study by local surgical oncologist Michael Cross, M.D., F.A.C.S., concluded that use of the BioZorb® surgical marker appears to provide better cosmetic outcomes and may be associated with an increased use of breast-conserving surgery in his practice. The study found that more than 90% of patients who received the implant […]

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Breast Treatment Associates Awarded with NAPBC Accreditation

  After a huge two year task, the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) has awarded us with ...

The School of Oncoplastic Surgery, 2017, Training Surgeons in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Techniques

The School of Oncoplastic Surgery focuses on a multidisciplinary and practical “hands-on” approach to training surgeons in oncoplastic breast surgery ...