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released: 25 May 2017 author: AIHW

This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) using key performance indicators. Of those who were invited to participate in the NBCSP between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2015, 39% undertook screening. For those screened in 2015, 8% had a positive result warranting further assessment. One in 29 participants who underwent a follow-up diagnostic assessment was diagnosed with a confirmed or suspected cancer.

ISSN 2205-4855 (PDF) 1039-3307 (Print) ; ISBN 978-1-76054-131-6; Cat. no. CAN 103; 100pp.; $37

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AIHW 2017. National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2017. Cancer series no. 103. Cat. no. CAN 103. Canberra: AIHW.

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