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The Geoffrey H. Wood Centre of Excellence in Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment

It’s estimated that every year 9,500 women in Ontario are diagnosed with breast cancer making it the most common cancer affecting Canadian women.

A Leader in Breast Imaging

St. Joseph’s Health Centre is a leader in breast imaging, with thousands of women coming here to receive mammograms.

Currently, women need to go to one area for breast imaging and a separate area of the hospital for a biopsy. The time between a getting mammogram and receiving a treatment plan is roughly six to nine weeks.

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