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The Pink Sari Project external is working to increase the number of women in Indian and Sri Lankan communities in NSW being screened for breast cancer.

There are 10 areas across NSW where women experience higher rates of breast cancer risk factors.

BreastScreen NSW is a free, government funded service that aims to detect breast cancer early before it has a chance to spread.

We produce breast screening campaigns to encourage more women in NSW to get mammograms - browse the media and find out about the campaigns.

Who should be screened for breast cancer? Find out the age ranges where mammograms are most important.

Alcohol consumption and current use of oral contraceptives for ≥5 years explains 18.8% of premenopausal future breast cancer burden, while overweight or obesity, current use of menopausal hormone therapy or alcohol consumption explains 24.2% of postmenopausal breast cancer burden.

Age-specific incidence rate ratios (IRRs) were lower/similar for breast and bowel cancers in younger and higher in older Aboriginal than non-Aboriginal people. All age-specific cervical cancer IRRs were higher for Aboriginal compared with non-Aboriginal people.

What is breast cancer? Find the latest breast cancer statistics including incidence, mortality and survival in NSW.

Breast cancer screening programs test large numbers of women for early signs of breast cancer, long before a woman could feel any breast changes.