Information for Pacific Island women
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BreastScreen Counties Manukau offers free mammograms (breast x-rays) every two years to women ages 45 - 69 years to check for early breast cancer. It is a FREE programme.
If English is not your first language:
- Samoan speakers can call Lisi on 09 250 4589. Click here for Samoan language information.
- Tongan speakers can call Salome on 09 250 4561. Click here for Tongan language information.
The risk of breast cancer increases with age. Most women who get breast cancer:
- are over 50 years old
- have no relatives with the disease