BreastScreen SA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout South Australia, and their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to all First Nations peoples, their cultures and to their Elders, past and present.

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Breast cancer screening is available to all asymptomatic women from age 40. Two yearly screening is primarily recommended for all women aged 50 to 74, and women with a strong family history of breast cancer are encouraged to screen from age 40.

As screening mammography is not an appropriate test for the investigation of breast symptoms, we've created a flow chart to assist in deciding when a woman can be referred to BreastScreen SA or when diagnostic imaging may be required.

While patients do not need a doctor’s referral to attend BreastScreen SA, a recommendation from their GP or health professional is highly regarded by a woman when she is deciding to make an appointment.

We’ve put together a sample letter that practices can use to encourage women within the target age group of 50 to 74 to make their appointment for a breast screen. Some practices also follow up with patients who may be overdue for their regular breast screen by sending them a reminder letter.

Informational resources can also be ordered for display and to hand-out.