We are part of the National Breast Screening Programme, providing a free breast screening service for women resident in London and West Hertfordshire. We aim to provide a high quality breast screening service, within a caring environment and offer services at a convenient location for all eligible women so that everybody can attend irrespective of age and circumstance. We invite all women aged for screening once every 3 years.
Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. Approximately 55, women and men are diagnosed each year. It is estimated that one in nine women in Scotland will be diagnosed in their lifetime.
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Please refresh the page and retry. Breast screening vans will be sent to supermarkets across the country in schemes to drive up detection rates, meaning women can receive results within days. Officials hope that making checks more convenient will mean thousands of cases are picked up earlier - when the disease is more treatable. And technology developed for space travel means the scans can be directly beamed from supermarket car parks to hospital experts.
Women in rural communities receive the same excellent service as women in the metropolitan area with the added convenience of being located closer to home. BreastScreen WA visits almost rural towns every two years. Some towns are visited annually.
This is because:. Women under the age of 50 are not eligible for screening. However, if you are concerned as a result of a family history of breast cancer, or you have any symptoms, you should discuss this with your GP who may refer you to a hospital for further investigations.
Book now. A breast screen or screening mammogram is the most effective way to find breast cancer early. Early detection means more treatment options and a better chance of survival.
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Enter your suburb or postcode to find your nearest screening location. The bright pink vans are fitted with the latest digital breast cancer screening technology which enables mammography images to be captured more efficiently and sent to radiologists over a broadband network. The vans travel around the state on a biennial schedule to ensure rural and regional women have easy access to the service close to home.