The Breast Cancer Screening program is being carried out as part of Qatar's National Cancer Program and aligns with the Qatar National Health Strategy 2011-2016. This strategy aims to decrease the impact of cancer in Qatar while making sure that cancer services, when needed, meet world-class standards to improve medical outcomes.
Scope of Service
PHCC provides a population-wide screening for all eligible women who are invited to have regular screenings at specified intervals. The Breast Cancer Screening Service is offered to this group through mammogram tests designed for detecting breast cancer. In case of any abnormal mammography reading, participant is referred to HMC for further assessment.
All women aged between 45 and 69 with no related symptoms.
The Ministry of Public Health recommends undergoing Breast Cancer Screening Services every three years.
Type of Access
Target Group can access the Breast Screening Services through:
Invitation from our dedicated breast and bowel cancer screening call center 8001112
Self-referral by directly calling the call center number 8001112