BreastScreen Bus Heading to Kempsey, Nambucca, Ocean Shores & Bellingen

Did you know that the big pink BreastScreen bus offers free breast screening to women aged over 40 to help find breast cancer early? It’s a potentially life-saving service.

In coming weeks the bus will be at:

  • Kempsey: 12 February until May 2018 (at the Kempsey Hospital)
  • Nambucca Heads: 5-25 February (Bellwood Park)
  • Ocean Shores: 30 January – 6 February 2018 (Community Centre)
  • Bellingen: 26 February (details TBA)

It is important to book your appointment early to avoid missing out. You can book an appointment by calling 13 20 50.

Jane Walsh is the Director of BreastScreen for our region and she said the mobile unit’s equipment can detect cancers as small as a grain of rice.

“When breast cancer is picked up early, most women will recover and can get back to normal life. A 20-minute BreastScreen appointment every two years can make all the difference.”

All women over 40 are eligible and women aged 50 to 74 are particularly encouraged to have a mammogram every two years.

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