Read about our Provincial Digital Mobile Route

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all self-referral breast screening appointments are cancelled until further notice.

We are not currently taking new bookings at this time. Please check back for updates.

If you have a scheduled appointment for a diagnostic mammogram, someone will contact you to confirm or postpone your appointment

If you have any further questions please call 902-473-3960 or 1-800-565-0548

 

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program. This site is designed to provide information about the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program and how to access its services. Please take the time to read the information presented here and contact the Breast Screening Program for additional details. We welcome your interest in your own health care.

Statistics show that one out of eight women in Nova Scotia will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Very early detection of breast cancer improves the chance of a cure. The Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program has been developed to assist in the early detection of breast cancer. The program offers women information on breast health and mammography (breast X-ray).

Screening Locations

Breast screening in Nova Scotia is accessible through 11 fixed screening locations and 1 mobile van. Click on the map to find a location near you.

A new, mobile route now services the entire province with state-of-the-art digital technology.