Breast Screening

All Woman in Scotland aged 50 - 70, are invited for a routine breast x-ray known as a mammogram once every 3 years.

Woman under the age of 50 are not eligible for screening. However if you are concerned as a result of a family history of breast cancer, or you have any symptoms, you should discuss this with your GP who may refer you to hospital for further investigations.

Contact the breast screening centre at

South East Scotland Breast Screening Programme

Ardmillan House
42 Ardmillan Terrace
Edinburgh
EH11 2JL
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Telephone: 0131 537 7400

More information on our Service and the screening programme can be obtained at:

Last Reviewed: 18/09/2012