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HSE services and information

Breast screening

Breast screening helps find cancer at an early stage. You're eligible for breast screening from the age of 50. Register online or Freephone 1800 45 45 55. Breast screening involves having a mammogram of your breasts at a BreastCheck clinic or mobile screening unit.

Breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women in Ireland. Find out about the symptoms of breast cancer, how it’s diagnosed and treated and how you can reduce the risk of getting breast cancer.

Breast lumps

Most breast lumps are harmless but some can be serious. Find out what causes breast lumps. You should always get a lump in your breast checked by a GP.

Breast pain

Find out what causes breast pain and how you can treat it. Breast pain by itself is very unlikely to be a symptom of cancer.