Breast Evaluation Center

Breast Evaluation Center

The Breast Evaluation Center (BEC) at North Ottawa Community Hospital was created to fight against the most common form of cancer in women. The Center offers educatilockerson and prevention programs that reduce risk, digital mammography for earlier detection, and support services that help women recover emotionally, as well as physically.

Mammography screening and examination expertise make early detection possible. As a result of early treatment, the Breast Evaluation Center at North Ottawa Community Hospital has seen many women’s lives saved. The Center is designed for your comfort with pleasant furnishings, private exam rooms, a skilled, all-female staff and same day results for certain diagnostic exams. Your care, education and comfort are our staff’s main concerns.

The Breast Evaluation Center is certified by the American College of Radiology and has the latest mammography, ultrasound, and diagnostic MRI technology available on the lakeshore. Each patient is evaluated and examined by our mammography nurse. The studies are interpreted by our Board Certified Radiologists as well as a Computer Aided Detection (CAD) System.

Our Breast Evaluation Center offers comprehensive breast care services including:exam room

  • Clinical breast exam by a trained registered nurse
  • Digital Mammography
  • Traditional Mammography
  • Ultrasonography
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsy
  • Breast MRI
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Same day results for certain diagnostic procedures
  • Breast care instruction
  • Breast self-exam education

Should you choose the Breast Evaluation Center for your breast care, our staff will be happy to work with your physician to accommodate your wishes. Please feel free to call the Breast Evaluation Center directly at (616) 847-5430 with questions or concerns regarding your care.

The BEC is open:

Monday - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday - 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday - 7:00 am - 3:30 pm