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What is a breast screen?

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What is a breast screen or mammogram?

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.

An example of a breast screen showing on two screens

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

What happens?

Watch a breast screen

This short video shows you what happens at a breast screening appointment and talks about common concerns. Please contact us if you are still concerned after watching the video and we will be happy to help. 

WARNING: Due to the nature of breast screening, this video contains nudity.

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