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Service Contact Details

83 Baillie St,  Horsham,  VIC,  3400

Tel: 5381 9236     Fax: 03 5381 9129

Service Description/Overview

A mammogram is an x-ray procedure used specifically to X-ray the breasts. The procedure is used by doctors and specialists to diagnose breast cancer, and various other diseases of the breast.

A mammography can detect tumours which are too small to be felt and have reduced the rate of terminal cases of breast cancer in patients aged between 40 and 70.

Patients who are considered at high risk of developing breast cancer (i.e. due to a family history of breast cancer) may also be advised by their doctor to undergo regular testing.

Additional Information

For further information regarding mammography click here.

Fees

Fees apply

Area Serviced

Wimmera region

Eligibility

Doctor referral necessary.