Thunder Bay Medical Centre

Site: Thunder Bay Medical Centre - Suite 210

Service: Ontario Breast Screening Program

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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-Thu 7 am-8 pm, Fri 7 am-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
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 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
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-683-4411
Website tbaymedicalcentre.com/
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 63 Algoma St N, Suite 210
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4Z6
 
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Intersection Algoma St N and Camelot St
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Fully accessible with push-button door; Parking -- Fully accessible with designated parking spot; Washroom -- Not accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)