Women age 50 and overSt. Joseph’s Hospital is an affiliate site of the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP), providing routine screening mammography to women age 50 and over. (Please note, there are several OBSP sites in London).The OBSP is a program of Cancer Care Ontario. Women with or without a family physician can be screened through the OBSP at any of 160 locations in. View a list of Ontario Breast Screening Program locations. View a list of Ontario Breast Screening Program High Risk Sites. Screening sites for breast cancer are located across Ontario. Women ages 50 to 74 can call the nearest Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) site to make an appointment. A doctor’s referral is not needed.
The Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) is a province-wide, organized cancer screening program. It provides high-quality breast cancer screening throughout Ontario to 2 groups of women, and recommends that: most women ages 50 to 74 get screened every 2 years with mammography. A province-wide program that provides breast cancer screening for Ontario women. The program recommends screening for most women ages 50 to 74, and for women ages 30 to 69 who are confirmed to be at high risk of getting breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Screening Mammography Locations. A new peer-reviewed study by Cancer Care Ontario senior scientist Dr. Anna Chiarelli shows that direct radiography (DR) mammograms and screen-film mammograms (F/Scr) are better at detecting breast cancer than computed radiography (CR) mammograms.CR mammography is used for approximately 20 per cent of mammograms in Ontario. New location for routine breast screening at St. Joseph's. As of July 31, 2017, women coming to St. Joseph’s Hospital for routine breast screening through the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) should go to the Diagnostic Imaging Centre, Zone C, Level 0 (just off the Cheapside entrance lobby) for their appointment.
What this program does The Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) is a program of Cancer Care Ontario.. OBSP provides high quality breast screening services including mammography and breast self-examination education for women 50+ who have no previous history of breast cancer. Screening includes mammography (x-rays of breast tissue) * screening results are 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.