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Put your health first

Put your health first

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.

An example of a breast screen showing on two screens

Am I at risk?

one in eight1 in 8 women in Victoria will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

familyMost women with breast cancer do not have a family history of the disease.

50 plusAge 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

Under 40?

Breast screens are not effective for women under 40 years.

Breast screening

breastscreening is free

is free

Breast screening takes about 10 minutes

takes about
10 minutes

Breast screening doesn’t need a doctor’s referral

doesn’t need
a doctor’s referral

Breast screening is provided by female radiographersis provided by
female radiographers

Breast screening is available at a clinic near youis available at
a clinic near you

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.

Run by women, for women

TTY 13 36 77 if you have hearing or speech difficulties

Book at breastscreen.org.au or call 13 20 50