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Book a breast screen
What is a breast screen?
A breast screen (mammogram) is an X-ray picture of the breast. Breast screens can find cancers that are too small to see or feel.
Thanks to early detection and better treatment, breast cancer survival rates continue to are much higher today than they ever have been.
Am I at risk?
1 in 8 women in Victoria will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.
Most women with breast cancer do not have a family history of the disease.
Age is the biggest risk factor for developing breast cancer.
Do I need a breast screen?
Early detection saves lives
Aged 50 to 74?
You should be screened every two years.
In your 40s or over 75?
Talk to your doctor to find out if breast screening is right for you
Breast screens are not effective for women under 40 years.
a doctor’s referral
Be breast aware
Get to know the normal look and feel of your breasts. See your doctor if you notice any unusual changes.
Ask your doctor about your risk of breast cancer and the need for screening.
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