Complimentary Lunch Offered at BMC for Breast Cancer Prevention

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Join Bend Memorial Clinic Drs. Heather West, James Ockner and Janey Purvis for lunch on Wednesday October 24, from noon-1pm to learn more about breast cancer, prevention and digital Mammography.

Complimentary lunch will be provided at BMC’s Eastside clinic in the Physician’s Lounge on the second floor. Please RSVP by October 22nd to Katy Sparks at ksparks@bmctotalcare.com or by calling 541-318-3011.

Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. Although breast cancer is a real threat, there are many ways to prevent and treat this disease. In fact, 96 percent of women who find and treat breast cancer early will be cancer-free after five years. That’s a number that has gotten BMC’s attention and is one reason we’ve created a team dedicated to breast health.

Breast Cancer Awareness Lunch

James Ockner, MDImaging

Dr. James L. Ockner received his undergraduate degree in biology from Pomona College, located in Claremont, CA and his medical degree from University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Following graduation from medical school, Dr. Ockner completed his radiology internship at Southern Illinois University located in Springfield IL, his residency in diagnostic radiology at University of Illinois, St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. Dr. Ockner completed a fellowship at OHSU in Neuroradiology. 

Heather West, MD

Oncology

Dr. West completed her Internal Medicine residency at University of Washington, Seattle, her Medical Degree at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and her Bachelor of Arts from Rice University in Houston, TX. Dr. West also completed a Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington and a Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Virginia.

Previously, at Baylor College of Medicine Dr. West worked solely in breast care with world famous experts at the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center.

Janey Purvis, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Purvis completed her Medical Degree at McMaster University School of Medicine in Ontario, Canada, Masters of Science in Faculty Medicine from University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition from University of Alberta.

Dr. Purvis is board certified in Family Medicine and has extensive experience and interest with colposcopies and women’s gynecologic health issues such as endometrial biopsy, IUD insertion or removal and cryotherapy. 

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