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Our aim is to ensure that your mammogram is as easy and comfortable as possible:
In this section, is an overview of symptoms you may notice with your breast. Most lumps and symptoms will not be cancer but if you notice any changes.
In this section, you will find out who is eligible for the free BreastScreen Aotearoa programme and what you can do if you are.
Eligible women may enrol themselves by calling our freephone number 0800 270 200 or your GP can refer you to the screening programme if you give him your consent to do this.
In this section, is a list of stages you will expect at cover when you come in for your appointment. Throughout your mammogram appointment, you will be treated with respect and courtesy by our friendly multicultural team.
In this section, is a list of all our screening sites with their address, hours and phone numbers. We only have short waiting lists and you can choose which site, date and time suits you best. If you have an emergency, see your doctor first if possible.
BreastScreen Aotearoa (BSA) is a national breast screening programme that checks women for early breast cancer. This programme includes two-yearly screening mammograms to eligible women aged 45-69 years. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in New Zealand and affects nearly one in every ten women. Early detection and treatment have the best chance of success.
This section highlights how friendly, respectful and understanding the staff at BreastScreen Counties Manukau. It includes contact details of Samoan and Tongan speakers who are ready to help as well as Samoan and Tongan translation of frequently asked questions.
This section includes the schedule or timetable for our Mobile Screening Unit. The Mobile Screening Unit is comfortable and equipped with the latest digital screening equipment so you are able to have your mammograms in a more convenient location.
In this section is a list of all our screening sites with their address, hours and phone numbers. We only have short waiting lists and you can choose which site, date and time suits you best. If you have an emergency, see your doctor first if possible.
In this section, you will find answers to some commonly asked questions about the Breast Screening Programme.