Screening uses breast x-rays called mammograms to try to find breast cancer at a very early stage. The UK has a breast screening programme.
Screening aims to find breast cancers early, when they have the best chance of being cured.
A mammogram is an x-ray of your breasts. Find out how you have it and what happens afterwards.
This expert review looked at the benefits and possible harms of breast screening.
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