Breast health

Get checked iconMost changes in the breast (in fact 9 out of 10) aren't due to breast cancer. But if you do notice a change, it's important to get it checked by a doctor.

Early detection of breast cancer means treatment has a much better chance of success.

Breast awareness & screening

Women aged 50 to 74 are encouraged to have a mammogram every two years, but should understand the limitations of the test and make an informed personal choice about breast screening.

Normal breast changes

Breasts change throughout life, often due to changes in hormone levels. 

Common breast problems

Many women experience common breast issues. Conditions that will need follow-up include:

Investigating breast changes

If there's an unusual change there are 3 common tests used. 

Questions about your breasts

If you're going to a doctor, ask these questions.


Blog update
2014-04-03
Mammogram still best option for breast checks
When you undergo a test or treatment that aims to improve your health, how do you know it will work?
Updated: 03 Apr, 2014