Groves Memorial Community Hospital

Site: Groves Memorial Community Hospital

Service: Ontario Breast Screening Program

Contact Information
Alternate Name OBSP
Office Phone 519-843-2010 ext 3403
Website www.gmch.ca/ontario-breast-screening-program
Located In Community Fergus
Address & Map
235 Union St E
Fergus, ON N1M 1W3
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Breast screening for early detection of breast cancer in women * screening includes mammography (x-rays of breast tissue) and information on breast self-examination * screening results sent to both the woman and her doctor 
 
**Women who receive normal results are automatically recalled for their next screening appointment * women who receive abnormal results are referred to their doctor for further investigation, or are referred directly for additional tests
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 7:30 am-5 pm * appointment times vary
Areas Served Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 50 year(s) and up 
 
Women 50-74 years at average risk and women older than 74 years with medical referral * no incidence of breast cancer in the past * no acute breast symptoms * have not had a mammogram within past 12 months * women who have had breast implants removed * women with breast augmentation that does not involve implants * women who have had breast reduction
Application Call for appointment * no referral required for women 50-74 years * written requisition from physician for women older than 74 years
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Subjects
Service Categories Breast Self Examination Instruction ; Cancer Detection ~ Breast Cancer ; Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology ~ Breast Cancer