When we’re busy or are dealing with challenging personal situations, like family or relationship issues, we can put our on health on the back burner. But, if you’re meant to be having regular health check ups, try to keep to the schedule. If you’re of the age or have a family history that means you should be having a regular mammogram, try to keep to the plan. Breastscreen NSW’s website has all the details and locations. See its website for more details:
Fast facts about Breastscreen NSW mammograms:
It’s free. It saves lives.
Call 13 20 50 to make your appointment.
- 1 in 8 women in NSW will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.
- 9 out of 10 women who develop breast cancer do not have a family history of breast cancer.
- Breast screening can find cancers before they can be felt or noticed – you have a better chance of survival when breast cancer is found early.
- We target women aged 50 to 74 to have a screening mammogram every two years.
- 20 minutes every two years can offer peace of mind.
- No doctor’s referral is needed (but we encourage you to share your results with your doctor. Please bring their details to your appointment so we can send them your results).