Breast Screening

Breast screening is used to detect breast cancer and is for women aged 50 to 71 years.

How often will I be invited to a screening?

If you are eligible, you will be invited every 3 years.

What do I do if I missed my appointment?

If you have missed your appointment, call the London Breast Screening Hub: 020 3758 2024.

You can find more information about what to expect from your screening here:

What happens at your breast screening appointment - NHS (

How can I spot breast cancer early?

It is important you check your breasts regularly so you can spot any changes that may be a symptom of breast cancer.

Visit CoppaFeel's Checking Toolkit to find out to check your breasts, chest or pecs.


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