Timmins and District Hospital

Site: Timmins and District Hospital

Service: Ontario Breast Screening Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) 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 Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Timmins
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
  • Call for appointment 
  • No referral required for women 50 years and older 
  • Medical referrals also accepted for women between 30 and 69 years
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-267-2131
Fax 705-267-6311
Website www.tadh.com
Located In Community Timmins
Address 700 Ross Ave E
Timmins, ON P4N 8P2
 
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Intersection Ross Ave E and Texas Gulf Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care - Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) North East