The epitome of “A Survivor”

Barb Calnek , a patient at Windsong Breast Care is the epitome of “A Survivor”. She along with her two daughter’s- Sarah and Leah wanted to do something for patients undergoing Breast Cancer treatment- they made and donated a variety of knitted hats for patients undergoing treatment and experiencing hair loss. Barb mentioned that the… Read more »

Windsong Breast Care Expands Supportive Services

We constantly listen to the needs and wants of our patients as a means to improve our program and provide patients with an exceptional experience.  As a result we recently added a new supportive service provider- “Acupuncture Works “to assist with addressing pain and decreasing the stress felt by our patients during treatment.   Under the… Read more »

Windsong Breast Care/ NAPBC Grant Awarded

Windsong Breast Care/ NAPBC Grant Awarded – Expands Patient Navigation Services Windsong Breast Care applied for and received a grant to expand services for underserved women, regardless of their insurance status, to navigate the healthcare system to complete breast cancer screening. The project came about as part of Governor Cuomo’s 2016 State of the State… Read more »

Breast Cancer and the Importance of a Healthy Diet

At Windsong Breast Care (WBC), we understand a breast cancer diagnosis is a confusing and scary time. Being diagnosed with breast cancer doesn’t mean you have to fight alone. If you’re currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer or have been treated for breast cancer in the past, eating well is particularly important for you. Patients at… Read more »

Hope Chest Buffalo 2016

Windsong Breast Care proudly supported the annual Hope Chest Dragon Boat Festival held at Buffalo RiverWorks. Many gathered this year to partake in the day long event, whether paddling or cheering on loved ones. All were there to show their support for those that have survived breast cancer. Paddle with a Purpose, Workout Like a… Read more »

Susan G. Komen 2016

Windsong Breast Care was in attendance along with thousands of others this year for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®. Physicians, staff and family members of Windsong Breast Care joined efforts to sponsor the survivor tent and show their support for those touched by breast cancer. Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®… Read more »

About Windsong Breast Care’s Medical Director

Katherine O’Donnell MD, FACS has been caring for breast cancer patients for over 15 years. Dr. O’Donnell is board certified in general surgery and is a breast surgeon at Windsong Breast Care, an affiliate of Windsong Health Medical Alliance, PLLC. She is the medical director of a multidisciplinary team which holds weekly conferences to discuss… Read more »

Mother’s Day Breast Cancer Canal Walk

Windsong Breast Care was proud to once again sponsor and be a part of the annual Mother’s Day tradition in Lockport. Many local organizations and individuals came out to show their support for their loved ones that have been affected by breast cancer. Donations from the walk help women in active cancer treatment have options… Read more »

Did You Know?

Did you know 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and more than 246,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2016?  As staggering as those statistics may sound there are over 3 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S. alone. The key to survivorship is early detection, diagnosis… Read more »