RiskAssessing your risk

  • Your life-time risk should be estimated by your Breast Clinician.
  • A thorough history with your appropriate imaging will assist in stratifying one into a risk category.
  • When to start, the frequency of your screening, and the radiological screening method best suited for YOU; should be discussed with you by your clinician.
  • For Average life-time risk females – Recommendations for screening include :
    • Monthly Self-Breast Examinations (SBE)
    • Annual to biennial Mammograms commencing between 40 to 50years of age;
    • Annual Clinical Breast Examination (CBE) by an experienced breast clinician;
  • For Elevated life-time risk (>20%) females – Screening recommendations are individualized based on the predisposition