There are three cancer screening programmes delivered by the NHS and also Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening:
All women aged over 50 years are offered free breast screening. Breast screening is offered every three years. Breast screening uses x-rays to look for breast cancers when they are too small to be seen or felt. The x-rays are called mammograms. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and it is more likely as you get older. Breast screening reduces deaths from breast cancer.
If you would like further information on breast screening, please follow the links below.