About screening

Maybe this is your first time having a breast screen or you have been before but have not maintained your two-yearly breast screen.

Either way, making an appointment today with BreastScreen Queensland is a positive step and could save your life.

A breast screen, or screening mammogram, is an x-ray that can pick up small changes in the breast tissue, before you or your doctor may notice any changes.

As there is currently no means of preventing breast cancer, the focus is on reducing deaths by finding cancer as early as possible to maximise treatment options.

Having regular, two yearly breast screens is currently the most effective way to detect breast cancer early.

For more information to help you choose whether or not you take part in the BreastScreen Australia Program, click on BreastScreen and You

Last reviewed 1 September 2020 Last updated 1 September 2020

Making an appointment is easy

If you are a NEW BreastScreen Queensland client please click here to register

If you are an EXISTING BreastScreen Queensland client, please click here to register or login

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COVID-19 Alert

We’re still operating but we’ve made some changes to the way we work to reduce the ongoing risk of COVID-19.

If you’ve recently had a COVID-19 vaccination, there’s no need to delay your breast screen.

Stay at home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough or difficulty breathing, seek medical attention.

If you’re feeling unwell, call us on 13 20 50 to cancel or reschedule your breast screening appointment.

If you’re feeling well, it’s important that you continue to access your usual health services, including breast screening if you’re due.

For updates on COVID-19, please visit Queensland Health