Breast screening resources
These brochures provide more information on the benefits of regular mammograms, and on who should take part in 2-yearly screening.
Having a mammogram
This resource contains general information in English on how to prepare for a mammogram, what to expect during a mammogram and when you'll receive the results.
Information for women aged 70 years and over
This resource contains breast screening information for women aged 70 years and over who are no longer eligible for free mammograms from BreastScreen Aotearoa.
Information for women under 45 years of age
This resource contains breast screening information in English for women under 45 years of age who are not yet eligible for free mammograms from BreastScreen Aotearoa.
Is BreastScreen Aotearoa for you?
This resource explains why the BreastScreen Aotearoa breast cancer screening programme may not be suitable for all women with breast problems. It also describes the difference between a screening mammogram and a diagnostic mammogram.
More about breast screening and BreastScreen Aotearoa
This resource contains detailed information about the breast screening programme and how regular mammograms help in the early detection of breast cancer.
Screening for breast cancer: joining BreastScreen Aotearoa
This resource provides information on the BreastScreen Aotearoa programme, including what the programme is, how to join, and benefits and potential risks/harms.
Tiakina o ū – Look After Your Breasts
Resource promoting the free national breast screening programme of regular mammograms (every 2 years) to Māori women aged 45–69.