Hey Kingston did you know that October is Mammo Month?
The South East Regional Cancer Program is offering special dates and times to give women in our region greater access to breast cancer screening. Simply call or walk-in at any of our OBSP sites across the region. To find out more about these special dates and times across the region visit our website.
Finding breast cancer early means it is less likely to spread giving patients a better chance of a successful treatment. Screening with a mammogram is one of the most effective ways to catch the early signs of breast cancer.
In the Kingston area woman can visit these locations and times:
Downtown Kingston - Hotel-Dieu Hospital, 166 Brock Street
Oct. 11, 12, 13 | 6pm-8pm |Call (613) 544-3400 x 2358 or just walk-in until 7:30pm.
North Kingston - 5-490 Discovery Ave.
Oct. 19 | 11am-7pm| Call (613) 384-4284 or just walk-in from 5:30pm-6:30pm.
It just takes five minutes to book an appointment
A mammogram is a safe, quick and effective way to spot early signs of cancer. It’s worth making time to detect early signs of cancer. Breast cancer occurs most often in women 50 to 74 years of age. That’s why it’s so important to get screened with a mammogram – even if you feel well.