CancerCare Manitoba
 
 
 
BreastCheck



BreastCheck
25 Sherbrook St, Unit 5
Winnipeg, MB R3C 2B1
  Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Closed holidays
E-mail:
breastcheck@cancercare.mb.ca
Appointments:
(204) 788-8000
1-800-903-9290
Administration:
(204) 788-8633
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Did you know:
  • About 900 women in Manitoba are told they have breast cancer every year.
  • About 220 Manitoba women die every year from this disease.
  • As women grow older, the chance of getting breast cancer increases.
  • Regular screening mammograms reduce deaths from breast cancer by 20 – 30%.
  • Most women with breast cancer do not have a family history of the disease.

Breast Screening in Manitoba

BreastCheck is a program to check women ages 50 and older for early signs of breast cancer, even though they have no symptoms. A doctor's referral is not needed.

BreastCheck includes:
  • a breast x-ray (mammogram), and
  • information on breast health.

This Site is for YOU

This web site is designed to quickly familiarize our visitors about breast screening and provide answers to frequently asked questions - in the privacy of your home or office.

We welcome your feedback. If there is something you would like to see on our web site or if you find something we've included particularly useful, please send your comments to Kristin Bergen, Program Manager.