One in eight women in NSW will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Find out why a mammogram is an important part of regular women's health checks.
Also in this section:
Wondering what's involved in having a mammogram? Find out more about what happens at your breast screening appointment.
Wondering what happens now that you have had your screening mammogram? When you will get your results and what those results will mean?
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among NSW women.
As a health professional you play a critical role in the success of the breast screening program. Find out more about our program and specific resources that may support you in your work.
Eight years ago, having just achieved her ambition of being elected Mayor of Lismore, Councillor Jenny Dowell was given some potentially life-changing news after her routine mammogram. Here she tells her story.
Read more about Jenny's story
Every two years, BreastScreen NSW sends women in the program aged between 50 and 74 years a reminder that it is time for their routine mammogram. For many women, receiving this reminder letter can be the life-saving spark into action they need.
Read more about A woman’s best friend: Rosalind’s story
Do you have a story about your experience with your mammogram, or breast cancer that you would like to share with other women?
We would love to hear from you.
Let us know