The Screen for Life Coach is ready to hit the road after a few months of delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Coach will be traveling to a limited number of communities in the Northwest from August to November. If you have received a letter confirming you are due for cancer screening services, please call our office at 1-800-461-7031 or (807) 684-7777 to book an appointment at a location closest to you!" For up-to-date information, follow us on Facebook at Screen for Life Coach Northwest.

The Screen for Life Coach is a mobile cancer screening service, offering breast, cervical and colon cancer screening in one convenient location. Each year, the Coach travels to more than 75 different locations across Northwestern Ontario bringing cancer screening services closer to your home.

Cancer Screening Services on the Screen for Life Coach

Our services are confidential and safe. You do not need a referral from a health care provider to access services on the Coach if eligible.

Breast Cancer Screening

The Screen for Life Coach offers digital mammography and is affiliated with the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP). The OBSP is Ontario’s breast cancer screening program for women between the ages of 50 and 74 years. The Screen for Life Coach mammography unit and medical radiation technologists meet all performance and quality criteria for the Canadian Association of Radiologists Mammography Accreditation Program.

Cervical Cancer Screening

Anyone with a cervix between the ages of 21 and 69 years, who have ever been sexually active, can have their cervical cancer screening performed by a registered nurse on the Screen for Life Coach.

Colon Cancer Screening

Anyone can book an appointment on the Screen for Life Coach to get a take-home colon cancer screening kit from a registered nurse. You are eligible for take-home kit if you are between the ages of 50 and 74 years with no first-degree family history (parent, sibling or child) of colon cancer.
It is important to know that there is no washroom on the Coach. Please remember to use the washroom before you come for your appointment. The Screen for Life Coach is wheelchair accessible.

How can you make an appointment?

You can get more information or book their appointment by calling: (807) 684-7777 or toll free: 1-800-461-7031 All services are free. Health care providers can also refer their patients.