NEA Baptist Receives Grant from Susan G Komen Foundation

/ October 2, 2018

NEA Baptist Breast Imaging Center receives funding from the Susan G Komen Foundation. These funds provide free screenings and diagnostic mammograms, as well as, breast ultrasound services to women who are uninsured or underinsured. Travel funds are also available for those that live in neighboring counties but do not have the means for travel to the NEA Baptist campus in Jonesboro. If you live within the following counties: Craighead, Greene, Jackson, Lawrence, Mississippi, and Poinsett contact Stephanie Patterson at 870-936-1096 to see if you qualify for screening , diagnostic and mammogram assistance today.

Early detection is the best defense against breast cancer. Research has proven that success of treatment and survival rates for breast cancer patients are dramatically affected by early detection. NEA Baptist Breast Imaging Center offers 3D Mammography that detects 41% more invasive breast cancers and reduces false positives by up to 40%.

NEA Baptist Breast Imaging Center is located at 4800 E. Johnson Ave. in Jonesboro. For more information about walk-in availability or general appointment scheduling please call 870-936-PINK.

The NEA Baptist Fowler Family Center for Cancer Care is a free-standing, state of the art cancer treatment center, located on the NEA Baptist medical campus at 4800 E. Johnson. The only facility of its kind in Northeast Arkansas, the advanced center combines all components of cancer care under one roof, from diagnostics to chemotherapy treatments and radiation therapy to support and educational resources. We are dedicated to providing personalized, quality cancer care for our patients. The center offers 22 chemotherapy infusion suites, the newest technology in radiation therapy, a nurse navigator, HopeCircle – a program area that offers support, education and other resources for cancer patients and their families, a clinical research department dedicated to cancer research and a private garden for patient enjoyment and private reflection.

NEA Baptist Health System comprises NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital, NEA Baptist Fowler Family Center for Cancer Care and NEA Baptist Clinic, northeast Arkansas’ largest physician group. The 228-bed hospital offers cancer care, heart care through the Heart Center, labor and delivery services through the hospital’s Women’s Center, as well as a number of inpatient and outpatient services, emergency care, and surgical services including weight loss surgery, neurology, respiratory care and pulmonary rehabilitation. NEA Baptist Clinic’s over 100 physicians practice in more than 35 specialties and offer a wealth of services, from pediatrics to orthopedic services. NEA Baptist was in the top 3% of hospitals in the nation in 2017 for receiving the Patient Experience Award and the Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades and the only hospital in northeast Arkansas awarded an ‘A’ for protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards set by Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.

For more information about NEA Baptist, please call 870-936-1000 or 870-936-8000 or visit



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