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Specializing in:

Hereditary Cancers
Genetic Screening & Education
Cancer Navigation & Survivorship
Primary Care for Women & Men

Why Ava Health?

Be proactive with your healthcare. Prevent cancer or detect it at an earlier stage. Cancers can be inherited from both the mother’s and father’s side of the family. Early detection improves outcomes.

At Ava Health, Michelle brings her years as a nurse navigator to her primary care practice of caring for women and men in helping them find the resources they need.

What can I expect?

Experience

In addition to her Master’s in Nursing from Gonzaga University, Michelle is a Certified Breast Health Navigator through Educare and the Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators, as well as a Certified Breast Care Nurse from the Oncology Nursing Society. She is also certified in Inpatient Obstetrics.

Advocacy

Michelle brings her years as a nurse navigator to her primary care practice of caring for women and men in helping them find the resources they need. She is proud of her networking skills and connections with colleagues locally and around the country.

Commitment

Michelle is an active member in her community, volunteering for many organizations over the years. She practices what she preaches to her patients, enjoying a healthy and active lifestyle. Her favorite outdoor activities include Run/Walk/Run and Dragon Boat racing.

Are you at risk?

Genetic testing can help you determine if you are at increased risk for developing certain types of cancer.  

Take this brief assessment to find out your cancer risk. 

This brief assessment will help you determine whether you should be further evaluated for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome, Lynch syndrome, or other hereditary cancers. 

Michelle Weaver Knowles

Awards

Certified Breast Cancer Nurse of the Year 2019 by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation

Nurse Navigators/Health Monitor’s Nurse Navigator of the Year by the Academy of Oncology

Services

Genetic Education & Testing

Hereditary cancer screening, education and testing helps identify families that may be at risk of developing cancers at younger than expected ages, multiple cancers and rare more aggressive cancers.

Cancer Navigation & Survivorship

Ava Health believes an educated patient is able to ask better questions and make informed decisions about care at the time of a breast cancer diagnosis

Primary Care for Women & Men

Primary care at Ava Health is a partnership between the patient and nurse practitioner to promote health and coordinate services/resources. 

What do you know about hereditary cancers?
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2825 Fort Missoula Road
Building 1, Suite 113
Missoula, Montana 59804