Timely diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer was enhanced through $350,000 in grants from the Health Sciences Foundation. A new digital mammography unit purchased for the Linda Buchan Centre is capable of exact and accurate placement of the needle for the tissue sample for breast biopsy.
We are committed to supporting patients, families and staff to be smoke-free while at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
Being smoke-free is the single best thing you can do to prevent illness and be healthy. Whether you are planning to quit smoking or you have already quit, there are many resources available to help you.
Smokers’ Helpline – Connect to Quit
Thunder Bay District Health Unit: Smoking, Vaping and Tobacco
Visit NWquit.com to find a comprehensive list of smoking cessation help available in Northwestern Ontario.
Your local pharmacist is also part of the integrated healthcare team available to provide valuable support for quitting smoking. Ask them about your smoking cessation needs.