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Riverside Health Care

Ontario Breast Screening Program


Description
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
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
Office
807-274-4808 - Appointments
Fax
807-274-2898
Web Site
http://www.riversidehealthcare.ca
Email
riverside@rhcf.on.ca
Mailing Address
110 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 2B7
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Bernard Rittau, Manager, Diagnostic Services
Email: b.rittau@rhcf.on.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health (OHIP) card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 26, 2023
Address
110 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 2B7
  • Located at Victoria Ave across the street from Rainy River
  • Closest intersection is at the corner of Victoria Ave and Front St

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 to 1600
Tue
0800 to 1600
Wed
0800 to 1600
Thu
0800 to 1600
Fri
0800 to 1600

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Rainy River District