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Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Norway. 3 589 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017.
BreastScreen Norway is a public health service administered by the Cancer Registry of Norway.
For women who are invited
All women between 50 and 69 years of age will receive a personal invitation letter with a suggested appointment for a screening mammogram. This invitation comes with approximately a two year interval. Participation is voluntary.
On this page you can find English versions of the information material used in BreastScreen Norway.
- The invitation letter sent all women aged 50 to 69 (PDF)
- Fact sheet that follows the invitation letter (PDF)
- Renewed offer for those who do not use their appointment
Mammography does not detect all breast cancers. Breast cancer can also be found between two mammograms. Always check with your doctor if you notice a new lump or changes in your breast, even if you just had a mammogram.
Telephone number: 22 45 13 00