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Multicultural women

BreastScreen NSW is a free health service for women from diverse cultures and language groups. We make it easy and comfortable for you to have regular breast screens.  

Why it’s important 

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1 in 7 women in NSW will be diagnosed with breast cancer. 1548
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More than 75 % (per cent) of women diagnosed with breast cancer are aged over 50. 1518
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9 out of 10 women with breast cancer do not have a family history of breast cancer. 1477
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We provide interpreters to help with bookings.  

Call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 13 14 50 and ask for BreastScreen NSW. 

An interpreter can also come to your appointment, but they must be certified to interpret health information.  

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Group bookings

If you would like to come with other women and support each other at your breast screen, we can organise a group booking.  

Call us on 13 20 50. 

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Community events

We can visit community groups and cultural festivals to talk about why having a breast screen is important.  

Contact us about your event.  

A breast screen...

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Is free
Takes 20 minutes
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Doctor’s referral not required