Windsor Regional Hospital

Metropolitan Campus, Ontario Breast Screening Program, Breast Centre

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Record #: WIN0935 Last Modified: 06 Feb 2014 Last Full Update: 26 Nov 2013
Location
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
AddressWindsor Regional Hospital
1995 Lens Ave
Windsor, ON N8W 1L9
 
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AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Automatic entrance, Washroom, Elevator
Bus RoutesTransway 1C
IntersectionLens Ave between Kildare Rd and Byng Rd
Contact Information
Office Phone519-253-0903
Fax519-253-0734
Websitewww.cancercare.on.ca
Primary ContactGayle Iannicello, Coordinator Quality Improvement, Windsor Regional Cancer Centre - Integrated Cancer Screening; Phone: (Business) 519-254-5577 ext 52801; Fax: 519-253-0734; Email: gayle_iannicello@wrh.on.ca
Primary ExecutiveColleen Nelson, Manager Diagnostic Imaging, Windsor Regional Hospital; Phone: (Business) 519-254-1661 ext 52444; Email: colleen_nelson@wrh.on.ca
Alternate ExecutiveRalph Nicoletti, Director Diagnostic Imaging, Windsor Regional Cancer Centre; Phone: * (Business) 519-254-5577 ext 52437; Email: ralph.nicoletti@wrh.on.ca
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 
* Breast Assessment program on site.
HoursMon-Fri: 8 am-4 pm
Areas ServedEssex County ; Windsor
EligibilityAges: 50 year(s) - 74 year(s) 
 
Women eligible for OBSP -- Ontario residents  
* No acute breast symptoms  
* No personal history of breast cancer  
* No current breast implants  
* No bilateral mammogram within the past 11 months.  
 
High Risk Screening (annual screening with MRI and digital mammography) for women 30-69 years of age, must be referred by a primary care provider.
ApplicationAppointment required * Book your own appointment or Primary Care Provider can arrange
FeesNone - Service fees covered by OHIP
LanguagesEnglish
Print MaterialVarious pamphlets on program, mammograms, available on request
Established2004
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care - Public Health Branch
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameBC ; Breast Cancer ; WRH
Former NameWINDSOR REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Service Level(50) Non Profit