Breast Cancer, Screening and Prevention

 Breast Cancer

1 in 14 people in NSW will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the age of 85.

The risk factors for breast cancer include:

  • being a woman
  • Age
  • Family history
  • faulty genes
  • Being overweight or obese
  • Drinking alcohol
  • Smoking
  • personal history of early breast cancer
  • DCIS
  • LCIS
  • Some benign breast conditions
  • Having dense breasts


Click on the links below to learn more about breast cancer.

Information, resources, and support for patients diagnosed with breast cancer.


Breast Cancer Screening and Mammogram

Mammogram (Breast X-ray) is the best method to detect breast cancer early in women over the age of 50,

  • BreastScreen Australia is the national breast cancer screening program. It provides free screening mammograms at two-yearly intervals for women aged 50-69 with the aim of reducing deaths from breast cancer in this target group, through early detection of the disease.
  • BreastScreen NSW – find your closest screening location


Be more breast aware. Know your risks and learn preventative measures.

Call 02 96886678 for an appointment.