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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. More women survive breast cancer today thanks to early detection and better treatments.

Breast screens on monitors

Am I at risk?

Graphic highlighting one pink woman among seven blue ones.1 in 7 women will get breast cancer.

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 is

breastscreening is free

Free

Breast screening takes about 10 minutes

Takes  10 minutes

Breast screening doesn’t need a doctor’s referral

No doctor's referral
or Medicare card

No symptoms icon.No symptoms

Breast screening is provided by female radiographersWith a female 
radiographer

Breast screening is available at a clinic near youAvailable near you
throughout Victoria

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