Breast Cancer screening


Breast self-awareness

Look: Stand in front of a mirror with arms at side and other positions:

Feel: for the changes in the breast and look for signs and symptoms of breast cancer

1.Dimples in the breast 

  2. Skin changes   

3. Nipples turn inward

4. Lump in the breast

5. Nipple discharge

Women may also notice:

  • Changes in the size and shape of the breast
  • Constant pain in the breast and armpit

Mammogram

It is the X-ray of the breast and is a screening method to detect early breast cancer.

During the mammogram:

  • Only you and a female technician are in the room
  • Female Technician places your breast on the machine’s lower plate
  • The upper plate of the machine is lowered to compress the breast for a few seconds while the technician takes the picture.

Note: The whole procedure takes about 20 minutes
You may feel short term discomfort or pain when your breast is compressed.

Women Health Center

Women Health Center Contact no. Annual fee Screening mammogram (2016)
Chai Wan Women Health Center
2/F, Chai Wan Health Center, 1 Hong Man Street, Chai Wan.
2897 9321 Eligible person
HK$310
Non Eligible person
HK$850
Eligible person
HK$225
Non-Eligible person
HK$510
Lam Tin Woman Health Center
6/F, Lam Tin Polyclinic, 99 Kai Tin Road, Lam Tin.
2952 9829
Tuen Mun Woman Health Center
Yan Oi Polyclinic, 4 Tuen Lee Street, Tuen Mun.
2451 5310

Well Women Clinic

Well Women Clinic Contact no. Screening mammogram (2017)
Well Women Clinic,Tung Wah Eastern Hospital
19 Eastern Hospital Road,
Causeway Bay
2915 7555,
2915 7351 (Fax)
HK$800
Well Women Clinic, Kwong Wah Hospital
4/F, TWGHs Tsui Tsin Tong Outpatient Building 25 Waterloo Road, Kowloon
2782 1773,
3517 2516 (Fax)
Lady Helen Woo Women's Diagnostic & Treatment Center,
Tsan Yuk Hospital

2/F East Wing, 30 Hospital Road, Hong Kong
2589 2405,
2549 7375 (Fax)
HK$ 1140
Kowloon East Cluster Breast Center,
United Christian Hospital

130 Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon.
2379 9611,
2772 7098 (Fax)
No charges

Private Clinic

Private Clinic Contact no. Screening mammogram (2017)
St Paul's Hospital

2 Eastern Hospital Road Causeway Bay
2890 6008 HK$1110
St Teresa's Hospital
327 Prince Edward Road, Kowloon
2200 3434,
2711 9779 (Fax)
HK$ 1180
Union Breast Centre
18 Fu Kin Street, Tai Wai, New Territories
2608 3170 HK$ 1300