Breast Cancer Screening

PHCC offers a population-based screening to all eligible women who are invited to undergo a routine screening at a specific screening interval. Breast Cancer Screening Service is provided to the target population by performing a mammogram test which is used for breast cancer detection. In case of any abnormal mammography reading, participant is referred to HMC for further assessment.

Scope of Service

The Breast Cancer Screening program is being conducted under Qatar’s National Cancer Program and in accordance with the Qatar National Health Strategy 2011-2016, which aims at reducing the burden of cancer in the State of Qatar whilst ensuring that where cancer services are required, they are among the best in the world to facilitate improved cancer outcomes.

Target Population / Patient

All women aged between 45 and 69 with no related symptoms.

Other information

The Ministry of Public Health recommends offering Breast Cancer Screening Services every three years.

Type of Access

Participants can access the Breast Screening services through

  • Invitation from our dedicated breast and bowel cancer screening Call center 8001112
  • Physician referral
  • Self-referral by calling the call center number 8001112 directly

Patient Self-referral


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