Video's - Materials for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Page last updated: 12 July 2016

Margarette says get your breasts screened even if you feel healthy



The risk of breast cancer increases with age. The incidence of breast cancer is also increasing. That's why BreastScreen Australia's free program has been expanded to invite women aged up to 74

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I didn’t think it would happen to me



Cheryl tells her story a decade after surviving breast cancer. Working at a Woman’s Resource Centre, supporting other women through their cancer journey, Cheryl never thought this would happen to her but it did. Breast screening saved her life and encourages other women to get their mammograms done.

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Fiona promotes breastscreening in her community



Fiona is a Health Promotions Officer who works in the Cape area in Far North Queensland. Fiona explains her role as an educator, the screening process, and encourages women to book in for a mammogram.

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Dawn's story - Early Detection Saved my Life



Dawn Ross an Arrernte woman from Alice Springs shares her story of participating in the Breast Screen Program. Dawn didn’t feel sick and she didn’t feel a lump. Dawn is an advocate for the Breast Screening Program and encourages women to have their breasts checked.

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Getting tested for breast cancer can save your life



The risk of breast cancer increases with age. That’s why BreastScreen Australia’s free program has been expanded to invite women aged up to 74. Finding it early means, better treatment and management, so that up to 9 out of 10 women will survive..

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