Women's Health

Reassessing Mandatory Mastectomy Recommendations

New guidelines on how to treat hereditary breast cancer could be a gamechanger.

Plastic Surgeon Offers New Options for Breast Reconstruction

Helping women overcome the physical and emotional toll of losing their breasts to cancer is the essence of what led Mitchell Flurry, MD, to become a plastic surgeon.

One-Day Breast Cancer Treatment Opens New Options for Patients

Wesley Medical Center has begun offering a new treatment that targets cancer cells while sparing the surrounding healthy tissues.

Advancing Women’s Health Care: Associates in Women’s Health Provides Comprehensive Care with Leading Team of Specialists

From its founding 20 years ago, Associates in Women’s Health has carried out a vision of offering the highest level of comprehensive health care for women throughout their lifetimes.

Via Christi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics Brings Autologous Breast Reconstruction to Wichita

Autologous breast reconstruction — using a patient’s own skin and fat instead of implants — is now an option for breast cancer patients seeking care in Wichita.

Advances in Hair Restoration Offer New Hope — KMC Hair Center: Meena Singh, MD

Over 50 million men and approximately 30 million women suffer from pattern baldness or thinning hair. While hair loss does not carry the social stigma it once did, for many it is a major cause of stress, especially among individuals who feel helpless to find solutions or who feel solutions are few or ineffective. Hair restoration is a deeply personal process but one that, according to Meena Singh, MD, of KMC Hair Center in Shawnee, Topeka and Leawood, can yield incredibly positive results.

Wesley Nurse Navigators: Helping Connect Patients and Physicians

For patients, visiting a hospital can be overwhelming. In addition to dealing with the reality of a disease or procedure, they must schedule follow-up appointments, fill out paperwork and — sometimes — make life-changing decisions, all in an unfamiliar and stressful environment.

Via Christi Breast Care Team Keeps Patient in Focus

About eight years ago, Via Christi Clinic Breast Care Services began to bring together the services of specialists who treat breast cancer patients. The goal of the center is to get the patients to a diagnosis and appropriate treatment as quickly as possible.