Temporary change to BreastScreen ACT
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, BreastScreen ACT is providing services at a reduced capacity.
Priority will be given to women in the Program's target age group (50-74 years) that are due or overdue for their routine screening mammogram.
We encourage women to continue to be breast aware and, if you notice any unusual changes (such as a new or changing breast lump or nipple discharge) that are not normal for you, see your GP without delay.
Research shows that regular screening of women over the age of 50 reduces the number of deaths from breast cancer.
BreastScreen ACT is part of the national breast cancer screening program, which aims to reduce the amount of deaths from breast cancer through early detection. Detecting cancers when they are small can improve the chances of successful treatment and recovery, and can result in better treatment options.
If you are a woman over the age of 40 and live in the ACT, you can get free screening and follow up services through the program.
BreastScreen ACT has 3 screening clinics in the ACT.
To book an appointment, please contact us on 13 20 50 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Nurse counsellors are available at the Civic clinic to speak with you in more detail about breast screening and breast cancer issues. You can contact them on 13 20 50.
If you would like to organise an information session about breast cancer awareness, please contact our Health Promotion Officer on 02 5124 1821.
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