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Contact Information
Office Phone 506-465-4444
Fax 506-465-4418
E-Mail Nancy.Buchanan@Horizonnb.ca
Website en.horizonnb.ca/facilities-and-services/facilities/charlotte-county-hospital.aspx
Primary Contact Nancy Buchanan, Department Coordinator, Horizon Health Network-Zone 2; Phone: 506-465-4452; Email: Nancy.Buchanan@Horizonnb.ca
Mailing Address c/o Diagnostic Imaging 
Charlotte County Hospital 
4 Garden 
St Stephen, NB E3L 2L9
Description & Services
Cross Reference Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation ; Breast Screening Program ; Charlotte County Hospital ; Horizon Health Network - Réseau de Santé Horizon
Description of service(s) What is a mammogram? 
 
A mammogram is an X-ray image of the breast. 
 
Preparing for a Mammogram 
Avoid using the following in and around the breast area and under your arms: 
 
lotions 
creams 
perfumes 
deodorants 
Describe any breast symptoms or problems to the technologist performing the exam. 
 
Risks or Complications: 
 
Minimal exposure to radiation. 
Women should always inform their physician or X-ray technologist if they are or think they might be pregnant. 
How long will a mammogram take? 
Your mammogram will take approximately 15 to 30 minutes. 
 
Breast Needle Localization 
 
Breast needle localization is a preoperative procedure which is done in the Mammography Room of the Medical Imaging Department. It involves the placement of a fine wire/needle, which will act as a guide for the surgeon, at the area of concern in the breast. 
 
Risks or Complications: 
 
Minimal exposure to radiation 
How long will breast needle localization take? 
 
The duration of the exam is 45 to 60 minutes.
Hours Appointments required for mammography. Contact hospital for details.
Areas Served St Stephen - and surrounding area
Boundaries Zone 2
Eligibility Ages: 40 year(s) and up 
 
May be self-referred every two years after 50 years of age, if no breast problems are present. Other ages to be referred by physician.
Application Call for an appointment.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Location information
Located In Community St Stephen
Address & Map
Charlotte County Hospital
4 Garden St
St Stephen, NB E3L 2L9
 
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Accessibility Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (30) Provincial Government
Subjects
Service Categories Cancer Detection ~ Breast Cancer

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