Description & Services
Public Comments If you do not meet the OBSP criteria but have concerns about your breast health, speak with your doctor; the Linda Buchan Centre for Breast Screening and Assessment, located in the Diagnostic Imaging Department of TBRHSC, provides screening mammography for women and men of all ages, with a physician referral.
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
Ontario Breast Screening Program Mobile Coach: Visits nearly 30 communities throughout Northwestern Ontario, from the Manitoba border east to Chapleau 
  • If you live in the region, you can call toll free at 1-800-461-7031 to book an appointment in a community near you
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
  • 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
  • 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 ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-684-7777
Toll Free Phone 1-877-696-7223 
OBSP Mobile Coach appointments: 1-800-461-7031
Fax 807-684-5805
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 980 Oliver Rd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6V4
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Intersection Oliver Rd and Golf Links Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integrated Network (NWLHIN)