Mammogram push for over 70s

Free breast screening will be offered to Australian women aged 70-74 for the first time, the government has announced.

BreastScreen Australia said it would now send reminder letters to women up to the age of 74 and encouraged GPs to promote the breast screening program to women aged 70-74.

A national advertising campaign was also set to begin this week targeting older women.

According to Federal Health Minister Sussan