Finding cancer at an early stage increases the chances of successful treatment and improved survival.
There are two ways you can act to find cancer early:
- It's important to get to know your body and what is normal for you. If you notice anything unusual for you, see your doctor.
- The Australian Government operates the following screening programs for eligible Australians:
BreastScreen Australia targets women aged 50-74, although women aged 40-49 and 75 years and older are able to attend for screening. For more information visit BreastScreen Australia.
To make an appointment for a screening mammogram, call BreastScreen Australia on 13 20 50 for the cost of a local call anywhere in Australia.