Video - Breastscreen Australia

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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The invitation to free breast screening has expanded



Sally was diagnosed with breast cancer at 70. Sally feels fortunate that her cancer was detected early and was attended to quickly. Sally says not to neglect the two yearly invitation letter.

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Breast screening – bring a friend for support



Aunty Margaret encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to get regular mammograms done. Aunty Margaret says bringing a friend to the appointment can offer great support.

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Regular breast screening saved my life



Aunty Margaret encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to get regular mammograms done. Aunty Margaret says bringing a friend to the appointment can offer great support.

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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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