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Programs & Services


Calgary Breast Health Program

A comprehensive diagnostic and surgical clinic for the assessment and treatment of breast abnormalities.

Services offered in the program include:

  • comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for suspected and confirmed breast cancer management (seen within 2 weeks)
  • breast surgeon clinic(s) for the assessment and treatment of patients with benign imaging ( seen < 16 weeks)
  • breast surgeon clinic(s) for the assessment and treatment of patients with suspicious clinical exam, benign pathology or abnormal imaging (seen in <12 weeks)
  • diagnostic assessment unit (DAU) for rapid assessment and diagnosis of radiologic breast abnormalities (seen within 3-4 weeks)
  • breast health expert physician clinic for assessment and treatment of select benign breast conditions (seen within 6 months)
  • consultation for patients at a higher risk of developing breast cancer due to family history or biopsy findings (dependant upon referral)
  • education classes (on hold) for women with breast cancer (pre op, post op care), at average risk, and for certain benign breast conditions

The health team includes:

  • surgeons for diagnostic assessment and surgical treatment of benign breast conditions, suspected and confirmed breast cancer
  • family physician and breast health expert for assessment and treatment of select benign breast conditions
  • oncologist provides consultation for patients at high risk of developing breast cancer due to family history or biopsy findings
  • nurse navigators with expertise in breast health who provide information, answer questions about tests, surgery, treatments and options for care

For more information visit our webpage.

Contact Details

Foothills Medical Centre

Location Info
Womens Health Centre, Suite 187
Address
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9
Telephone
403-944-2240
Fax
403-944-2250
Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:30 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 4:15 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
family physicians, oncologists, registered nurses (RNs), surgeons
Eligibility

This clinic is wheelchair accessible, but patient must be able to transfer themselves to the exam table, or bring a companion to the appointment.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

E-Referral is the preferred referral method and can be accessed through Netcare.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

University of Calgary, Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Also Known As
Acronym
BHP, CBHP
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