Windsor Regional Hospital

Site: Metropolitan Campus - Kildare Rd

Service: Cancer Genetic Counselling Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-254-5577 ext 58620
Fax 519-255-8688
Website www.wrh.on.ca/Site_Published/wrh_internet/RichText.aspx?Body.QueryId.Id=88604&LeftNav.QueryId.Categories=837#GenTest
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Cancer genetic counselling is a consultation with a genetic counsellor or medical geneticist 
* During the appointment personal and family history of cancer is reviewed 
* Risk Assessment and explanation of personal risk for hereditary cancer is completed 
* Provision of cancer screening recommendations 
* Discuss whether the immediate family is eligible for genetic testing 
* Discussion of the risks, benefits and limitations of genetic testing; and Interpretation of results, if eligible.
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Essex County ; Lambton County
Eligibility * People who have personal or family history of cancer.  
* Talk to your Primary Care Provider about your personal/family history of cancer, and they will determine whether a referral to the Cancer Genetics Program is appropriate.
Application Referral required from physician
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services - translation services available upon request
Fees Service - fees are covered by OHIP
Agency Information
Primary Executive Monica Staley Liang, Regional Vice President Cancer Services, Erie St. Clair Regional Cancer Program; Phone: (Business) 519-254-5577 ext 58540
Alternate Executive Colleen Reaume, Director, Regional Cancer Program, Erie St. Clair Regional Cancer Program; Phone: (Business) 519-254-5577 ext 58615
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
Anthony P Toldo Bldg
2220 Kildare Rd
Windsor, ON N8W 2X3
Intersection Kildare Rd and Alsace Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Automatic entrance off Alsace Street
Other Details
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