Leamington District Memorial Hospital

Ontario Breast Screening Program

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Record #: LEA0147 Last Modified: 22 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 17 Oct 2013
Location
Located In CommunityLeamington (Town of)
Address194 Talbot St W
Leamington, ON N8H 1N9
 
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AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Ramp, Entrance, Washroom, Elevator
IntersectionFader Ave and Talbot St W
Contact Information
Office Phone519-326-2373 ext 4000 or 519-322-2501 ext 4000 
Additional clinic hours are added as needed * Call for more information
Toll Free Phone1-800-265-8003 ext 4000
Fax519-326-4916
Websitewww.cancercare.on.ca
Primary ContactCheryl Carmichael, Technical Coordinator Diagnostic Imaging, LDH; Phone: (Business) 519-326-2373 ext 2012; Email: cheryl.carmichael@ldmh.org
Primary ExecutiveDr Martha Leadman; Phone: (Business) 519-322-2501 ext 4417
Description & Services
DescriptionProgram of Cancer Care Ontario: 
* breast cancer screening program 
* dedicated to reducing deaths from breast cancer through early detection 
* provides two view digital mammography (breast x rays) 
* letters of invitation (50 and over who should be screened) 
* appointment bookings 
* coordination of follow up tests for screen detected abnormalities (result notification) 
* screening interval risk assessment 
* automatic recall (Hospital automated system for those who have had assessments in the past) 
* accredited by the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) to maintain high quality assurance standards 
HoursMon, Wed: 8 am-4 pm  
Additional clinic hours are added as needed * Call 519-326-2373 ext 4000 for more information
Areas ServedEssex County
EligibilityAges: 50 year(s) - 74 year(s) 
 
Women 50-74 yrs 
Must be an Ontario resident 
No breast implants, no previous history of breast cancer and no acute symptoms 
Must not have had mammography within the last 11 mos
ApplicationAppointment required 
Book your own appointment or schedule through your family physician
FeesNone - Service fees covered by OHIP
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services - Interpreter - upon request
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Health through Cancer Care Ontario
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameBreast Screening ; LDH ; OBSP
Service Level(50) Non Profit