Most 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 and 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.
Learn more about breast screening.
Normal breast changes
Breasts change throughout life, often due to changes in hormone levels.
Learn more about breast changes.
Common breast problems
Many women experience common breast issues. Conditions that will need follow-up include:
Learn more about common breast problems.
Investigating breast changes
If there's an unusual change there are three common tests used.
Learn more about the tests.
Questions about your breasts
If you're going to a doctor, ask these questions.