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
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 |
Non Eligible person
|Lam Tin Woman Health Center
6/F, Lam Tin Polyclinic, 99 Kai Tin Road, Lam Tin.
|Tuen Mun Woman Health Center
Yan Oi Polyclinic, 4 Tuen Lee Street, Tuen Mun.
Well Women Clinic
|Well Women Clinic||Contact no.||Screening mammogram (2017)|
|Well Women Clinic,Tung Wah Eastern Hospital
19 Eastern Hospital Road,
2915 7351 (Fax)
|Well Women Clinic, Kwong Wah Hospital
4/F, TWGHs Tsui Tsin Tong Outpatient Building 25 Waterloo Road, Kowloon
3517 2516 (Fax)
|Lady Helen Woo Women's Diagnostic & Treatment Center,
Tsan Yuk Hospital
2/F East Wing, 30 Hospital Road, Hong Kong
2549 7375 (Fax)
|Kowloon East Cluster Breast Center,
United Christian Hospital
130 Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon.
2772 7098 (Fax)
|Private Clinic||Contact no.||Screening mammogram (2017)|
|St Paul's Hospital
2 Eastern Hospital Road Causeway Bay
|St Teresa's Hospital
327 Prince Edward Road, Kowloon
2711 9779 (Fax)
|Union Breast Centre
18 Fu Kin Street, Tai Wai, New Territories
|2608 3170||HK$ 1300|