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A statewide initiative that supports Mississippians in need of breast health services.

Adrienne Russell, Breast Health Navigator

Adrienne Russell, RN, MSN
, Baptist's Breast Health Navigator, provides individualized guidance to all women coming into the Center for Breast Health, whether it is for a screening mammogram or further treatment. Those recently diagnosed with breast diseases and breast cancer benefit from increased concern and education.

Adrienne is certified as a Breast Patient Navigator for both Imaging and Cancer by the National Consortium of Breast Centers. The certification recognizes professionals who advance beyond basic knowledge in a field of specialty.

Adrienne follows women throughout every aspect of treatment, helping to dispel fear, directing patients to financial and emotional support resources, and being a comfort to patients and their families. She provides education about benign and malignant breast diseases, treatments and side effects of treatment. She also assesses the educational, physical, psychological and social needs of the patient and family. She also can make appropriate referrals for further assessment when needed. As Baptist's Breast Care Navigator, Adrienne is not only a friend to each patient, but also an advocate for patients and families at Baptist as well as in the community.

Contact the Breast Care Navigator by sending an email to or call the Center for Breast Health at 601-973-3180.

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