Breast Cancer Screening and Information On Health Talk
Our two guests on this week's Health Talk. Roni Nelsen is the Diagnostic Nurse Navigator and Genetics Educator for Community Medical center. She helps navigate patients during their screening and diagnostic workup. She also assists patients who are concerned with their risk regarding breast cancer. In coordination with Billings Clinic she helps run the High Risk Screening Program for breast cancer.
Roni completed her undergrad nursing degree with the University of Montana and Excelsior College. She is currently enrolled in a masters nursing program through Western Governors University. The High Risk Breast Cancer Screening program, Roni, and Dr. Suh’s work has been recognized by the AONN for its high standard of patient care.
Dr Elizabeth Suh is the Medical Director of the Comprehensive Center for Cancer Care and Prevention at Community Medical Center.
She also runs Montana Breast Health which helps navigate patients from an abnormal mammogram through biopsy and surgical care, as well as Montana's first High Risk Screening Program for Breast Cancer.
Dr Suh attended UCLA School of Medicine and completed her surgical residency at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
She has been practicing in Missoula since 2002, and has always had a special interest in Breast Surgery.