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Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

About breast screening

For information regarding the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) visit the NHS Breast screening (mammogram) web pages which cover the following topics:

• Why is breast screening offered?
• When will I be offered breast screening?
• What happens during breast screening?
• Understanding your breast screening results
• The benefits and risks of breast cancer screening
• Who's at higher risk of breast cancer?
• How do I opt out of breast screening?
• If you have a family history of breast cancer
• Screening for women at high risk of breast cancer
• Private breast screening