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Lake of The Woods District Hospital
Ontario Breast Screening Program

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Breast screening for early detection of breast cancer in women
  • Conducts mammograms (x-ray of the breast)
  • Teaches how to perform self examinations
NOTE:
  • Screening includes a two-view mammography where screening results are sent to both the patient and her doctor
  • 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
General Mammography: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Breast Screening: Mon, Wed-Thu 12 noon-4 pm
Breast Screening Follow-Up: Tue 12 noon-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Women 50-74 years of age and
  • Has never had breast cancer or breast implants and
  • 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 30-69 years of age
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On May 13, 2020

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