ESSENTIAL SERVICES: Our services are maintained during lockdown.

Mammography

Digital mammography is a safe computerized medical imaging technique, that uses X-rays in low doses, to obtain a high resolution image of the internal structure of the breast. This allows the detection of benign or malignant tumors and changes in breast tissue.

Role of the Radiologist

Examination duration 15 to 20 minutes * If there are mammary prostheses, the examination may last up to 40 minutes.


Examinations COVERED by the RAMQ


PREPARATION

No deodorant, antiperspirant, powder or lotion under the arms or breasts.

Avoiding beverages and foods containing caffeine (cola, coffee, chocolate, tea) for 5-7 days before the mammography may help reduce the discomfort and sensitivity of the breast. If you wish, you may take a Tylenol or Advil tablet an hour before the exam, to reduce sensitivity during compression.

It is best not to have a mammography 7 to 10 days before menstruation due to an increased sensitivity of the breasts during this period.

When you have already had a mammography in another center, it is important to bring with you a CD with the images of your previous exams, if possible. This will help the radiologist, in comparing the images and, if necessary, preventing having other examinations.


Service offered in 5 of our clinics

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    Attach your requisition

    For a mammography appointment you must contact us by phone at 514-697-9940 and have your doctor’s request or the government letter on hand.

    N.B.: When you call, if our agents are busy, to avoid making you wait online, we have set up an option that allows you to be called back by the 1st available agent. Press 1 and an agent will contact you as soon as he is available.

    For a bone densitometry appointment you must contact us by phone at 514-697-9940 and have your doctor’s request.

    N.B.: When you call, if our agents are busy, to avoid making you wait online, we have set up an option that allows you to be called back by the 1st available agent. Press 1 and an agent will contact you as soon as he is available.

    For a mammography appointment you must contact us by phone at 450-218-6111 and have your doctor’s request or the government letter on hand.

    N.B.: When you call, if our agents are busy, to avoid making you wait online, we have set up an option that allows you to be called back by the 1st available agent. Press 1 and an agent will contact you as soon as he is available.

    For a bone densitometry appointment you must contact us by phone at 450-218-6111 and have your doctor’s request.

    N.B.: When you call, if our agents are busy, to avoid making you wait online, we have set up an option that allows you to be called back by the 1st available agent. Press 1 and an agent will contact you as soon as he is available.

    For an x-ray an appointment is not required. You must simply present yourself to our clinic with your signed referral from the physician and your medicare card. Due to higher traffic, we advise you not to show up between 11 a.m and 1 p.m

    N.B.: If your referral is signed by a podiatrist or a chiropractor the exam will not be covered by RAMQ and you will have to pay for your exam.



    To expedite the processing of your application, please attach your prescription now; you can photograph it or scan it. Know that it is mandatory to offer you an appointment.

    If you do not have it now, it will be asked when a member of our team contacts you.

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    Opening hours
    Sunday Closed
    Monday - Friday 7:00 ‐ 19:00
    Saturday 8:00 ‐ 16:00
    1 Carré Westmount C210,
    Westmount, QC
    H3Z 2P9
    Opening hours
    Sunday 8:30 ‐ 14:00
    Monday - Thursday 7:00 ‐ 19:00
    Friday 7:00 ‐ 17:00
    Saturday 8:00 ‐ 16:00
    215 Avenue Frobisher,
    Pointe-Claire, QC
    H9R 4R9
    Opening hours
    Sunday 8:30 ‐ 16:00
    Monday - Thursday 8:00 ‐ 18:00
    Friday 8:00 ‐ 16:00
    Saturday 8:30 ‐ 16:00
    600 Boulevard Harwood,
    Vaudreuil-Dorion,
    QC J7V 6A3
    Opening hours
    Sunday Closed
    Monday - Thursday 8:00 ‐ 18:00
    Friday 8:00 ‐ 17:00
    Saturday Closed
    521 Boulevard du Havre #12
    Salaberry-de-Valleyfield,
    QC J6S 4Z5
    Opening hours
    Sunday Closed
    Monday - Friday 8:00 ‐ 16:00
    Saturday Closed
    12774, boul. Gouin O., suite 26,
    Pierrefonds, Qc
    H8Z 1W5
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