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Thunder Bay Medical Centre

Ontario Breast Screening Program

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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
Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 - 1700
Tue
0800 - 1700
Wed
0800 - 1700
Thu
0800 - 1700
Fri
0800 - 1700

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Eligibility
  • Women aged 50 to 74 who are at average risk for breast cancer with mammography every two years
  • Women aged 30 to 69 years of age who are identified as being at high risk for breast cancer with annual mammography and breast magnetic resonance imaging screening
  • Women who are at average risk and have never had breast cancer, and do not have breast implants
  • Women who have not had a mammogram within the past year
Application Process
  • Call the office or toll-free number to book an appointment
  • No referral required for women between 50 and 74 years of age
  • Medical referrals also accepted for women between 30 and 69 years
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario Health Card
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Fully accessible with push-button door; Parking -- Fully accessible with designated parking spot; Washroom -- Third Floor accessible but no push-button door
Legal Status
(60) Commercial
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 22, 2021