Breast Screening

Breast screening imageDid you know that Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in Scottish women?  In 2009 there was 4,368 new cases diagnosed in women in Scotland.
The Scottish Breast Screening Programme (SBSP) invites women in the Western Isles for routine screening every 3 years who are elligible and aged between 50-70. Women over 70 can still be screened by self-referring themselves to their local breast screening unit. A leaflet entitled ‘Breast Screening: What you need to know’ has been produced and to view/download, please click here.
 For further information or to find out more please contact the Scottish Breast Screening Programme (North of Scotland), tel. 01463 713222.