Can you refer yourself for a mammogram?

Can you refer yourself for a mammogram?

At the London West End Medical Centre, you don’t have to worry or wait if you want the peace of mind of breast screening. You can refer yourself for a self-pay mammogram if you’re over 40-years-old and haven’t experienced any symptoms or had breast screening within the last 12 months.

Can I self refer for a mammogram UK?

Breast screening is routinely offered to women aged 50 to their 71st birthday in England. Women who are 71 or over can still have screening by contacting their local screening unit and referring themselves. The new self-referral letter acknowledges that these women have requested screening.

Can you self refer to breast clinic UK?

If you are concerned about a change in your breast you can refer yourself for a OneStop breast cancer diagnostic service. In line with current best practice this offers a triple assessment in one appointment and includes: Clinical breast examination. Mammography for those aged 35+ and/or breast ultrasound.

How much does a mammogram cost the NHS?


Initial Consultation 100
Bilateral Breast & Axilla Ultrasound 175
Unilateral Breast & Axilla Ultrasound 150
3D Bilateral Mammogram 175
3D Unilateral Mammogram 150

Can I get a mammogram at 40 UK?

UK guidelines recommend that women with a moderate or high risk of breast cancer because of their family history should start having screening mammograms every year in their forties. If you are younger than 40 and have an increased risk of breast cancer, you should be offered yearly MRI scans from the age of 30 or 40.

Can I request an NHS mammogram?

If you think you should have breast screening, but you are not invited automatically, talk to your GP surgery or call the local breast screening service to ask for an appointment. If you’ve been taking feminising hormones for longer than 2 years, you can have breast screening.

How long does it take to get a referral to a breast clinic?

Urgent referrals are seen within 2 weeks, early referrals will be seen within 6 weeks and routine referrals will be seen within 12 weeks as per the National Cancer Control Programme Guidelines.

What does a breast lump feel like?

What does a breast lump feel like? Breast tissue in and of itself can feel somewhat lumpy and sponge-like, so it can be hard to know if what you’re feeling is an actual lump or just normal breast tissue. “A breast lump will feel like a distinct mass that’s noticeably more solid than the rest of your breast tissue.

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