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Riverside Health Care Facilities Inc
Ontario Breast Screening Program

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Breast screening for early detection of breast cancer in women
  • Provides clinical breast exam preformed by a specially trained nurse
  • Conducts mammograms (x-ray of the breast)
  • Teaches how to perform self examinations
Note: Screening can include a physical breast examination by a specially trained nurse and two-view mammography where screening results are sent to both the patient and her doctor

Note: Individuals who receive normal results are automatically recalled for their next screening appointment. Individuals with abnormal results are referred back to their doctor for further investigation, or are referred directly for additional tests
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Women 50 years of age or older or women between 30 to 69 years of age who are identified as being high risk
  • Has never had breast cancer or breast implants
  • Has not had a mammogram within the past year
Application Process
  • Call for appointment
  • No referral required for women 50 years and older
  • Medical referrals also accepted for women between 30 and 69 years
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card
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Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On April 30, 2020

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