The Cancerscreening mailbox is monitored by the Australian Government. Phone numbers for the BreastScreen Australia Program, the National Cervical Screening Program and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program are below.
BreastScreen Australia Program
To contact BreastScreen Australia, please call 13 20 50. This phone service will connect you to your nearest service for the cost of a local call. The staff will be able to update your address details, book an appointment and answer any queries you may have.
National Cervical Screening Program
For information on Cervical Screening, and to update your details on the Pap test register, please call 13 15 56 for the cost of a local call.
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
The Program is being expanded and when fully implemented all Australians aged between 50 and 74 years will be invited to screen every two years. To find out when you will receive your free kit, you can use the eligibility tool
, or call the Program information Line on 1800 118 868. If you are not currently eligible to participate and have any concerns or questions about bowel cancer you are encouraged to discuss these with your doctor.