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Helen receives annual follow-up appointments with the specialist nurse at the hospital, including annual mammography.
In Breast Test Wales (BTW) we use mammography to detect breast cancer.
All patients should undergo mammography and the diagnosis can be confirmed or excluded by a full-thickness nipple biopsy.
An NIH Consensus Conference concluded that routine mammography was not indicated universally for women in their forties  .
Although there are huge benefits from regular mammography, there is an extremely small radiation risk associated with the examination.