BreastCheck is a Government-funded programme providing breast screening and invites women aged 50 to 64 for a free mammogram on an area-by-area basis every two years. The aim of BreastCheck is to reduce deaths from breast cancer by finding and treating the disease at an early stage. BreastCheck encourages all women who receive an invitation to attend their appointment. Women who have any concerns regarding their appointment can contact BreastCheck on Freephone 1800 45 45 55. BreastCheck encourages women aged 50 to 64 to check they are on the BreastCheck register and their details are correct.
"I WAS NERVOUS ABOUT MY FIRST MAMMOGRAM, I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT..."
If you have queries about having a mammogram, and want to know more, this video helps explain what a mammogram is all about. Click to view.