It is important that women check their breasts regularly for any changes and always have any changes examined by a GP. Find out how to check your breasts on nhs.uk.
As the likelihood of getting breast cancer increases with age, all women aged from 50 to their 71st birthday who are registered with a GP are automatically invited for breast cancer screening every 3 years. You will receive a letter when your breast screening is due. Find out more about breast cancer screening on nhs.uk.