Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting Australian women.
Early detection of breast cancer can increase survival rates of women across the Northern Territory (NT).
The BreastScreenNT mobile four-wheel drive bus allows women in regional and remote communities to have access to free breast screening services.
To book an appointment call 13 20 50. For a group booking contact Health Promotion on (08) 8922 6448.
Read more about breast cancer.
Where and when
In 2017, free breast screening services will be available in the following locations.
Residents from these locations are encouraged
|Darwin City||3 to 7 April||Two yearly|
|Maningrida||8 to 11 May||Two yearly||Ramingining|
|Nhulunbuy||30 May to 9 June||Two yearly||Yirrkala, Gunyangara, Dhalinybuy, Ski Beach|
|Alyangula||20 to 29 June||Two yearly||Angurugu, Umbakumba, Numbulwar|
|Galiwinku||3 to 6 July||Two yearly||Dhambala|
|Katherine||24 July to 17 August||Annually||Beswick, Burunga, Mataranka, Timber Creek, Binjari, Yarralin|
|Jabiru||22 to 31 August||Two yearly||Oenpelli|
|Wadeye||11 to 21 September||Two yearly||Peppimenarti, Palumpa|
|Elliott||9 to 12 October||Two yearly||Newcastle Waters, Pamayu|
|Tennant Creek||16 to 19 October||Annually||Ali Curung, Canteen Creek, Avon Downs, Anyinginyi Health, Epenarra|
Eurilpa House clinic, Todd Mall
|24 April to 26 May |
18 September to 20 October
|Alice Springs, Amoonguna, Papunya, Laramba, Santa Teresa|
Please note that dates may be subject to change due to weather, cultural, logistical or mechanical reasons.
Who should be screened
All women aged 50 to 74 years are encouraged to have a free breast screen every two years.
About breast screening
Read more about breast screening in the NT.
Last updated: 24 July 2017