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Breast screening: helping women decide

Information on the NHS breast screening programme to help eligible women make a personal informed choice about whether to take part.

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Simplified Chinese)

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Latvian)

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Lithuanian)

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Polish)

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Portuguese)

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Punjabi)

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Romanian)

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Russian)

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Traditional Chinese)

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Breast screening: helping you decide (Urdu)

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Healthcare professionals can use this leaflet to explain the NHS breast screening programme to eligible women.

The publication includes information about:

  • the screening process
  • breast cancer
  • the possible risks and benefits of screening
  • what happens to mammograms

There is an HTML version of this leaflet. You can view and download it in large print, and use a screen reader for an audio version.

The leaflet is also available in 10 language translations for viewing or printing as required.

Published 1 July 2013
Last updated 9 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added HTML version of the leaflet and translations in 10 different languages.

  2. Updated leaflet.

  3. Added new version of 'NHS breast screening: helping you decide (English)' with updated information.

  4. Most recent English version uploaded.

  5. Addition of link to new audio version of leaflet.

  6. Added NHS breast screening: helping you decide (large print).

  7. First published.