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released: 11 Sep 2000 author: Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care & AIHW media release

Describes comprehensive, national data on breast cancer screening in Australia. Features include information about BreastScreen Australia Program activities and performance indicators for 1997 and 1998. This second national report is a joint production by BreastScreen Australia, the AIHW, and the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care.

ISSN 1307 3307; ISBN 978 1 74024 041 3; Cat. no. CAN 8; 96pp.; OUT OF PRINT

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (158K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Foreword
    • Acknowledgements
    • BreastScreen Australia achievements: 1997 to 1998
  • Sections
      • Participation of women aged 50 - 69 in BreastScreen Australia, 1997 - 98
      • Participation of women aged 50 - 69 in BreastScreen Australia, 1996 - 97 and 1997 - 98
      • Age distribution of women screened, BreastScreen Australia, 1997 - 98
    • Indicator 2: Detection of small cancers (135K PDF)
      • Small (<=10mm) invasive breast cancer detection in women aged 50 - 69, first screening round, 1998
      • Small (<=10mm) invasive breast cancer detection in women aged 50 - 69, subsequent screening round, 1998
      • Small (<=10mm) invasive breast cancer detection in women aged 50 - 69, combined screening rounds, 1997 and 1998
      • Small (<=10mm) invasive breast cancer detection by age
      • All-size invasive breast cancer detection in women aged 50 - 69, first screening round, 1998
      • All-size invasive breast cancer detection in women aged 50 - 69, subsequent screening round, 1998
      • Interval cancer rate for asymptomatic women aged 50 - 69 years screened during 1996, first screening round, 0 - 12 months follow-up
      • Interval cancer rate for asymptomatic women aged 50 - 69 years screened during 1996, subsequent screening round, 0 - 12 months follow-up
      • Program cancer rate for asymptomatic women aged 50 - 69 years screened during 1996, first screening round, 0 - 12 months follow-up
      • Program cancer rate for asymptomatic women aged 50 - 69 years screened during 1996, subsequent screening round, 0 - 12 months follow-up
      • Incidence of breast cancer, Australia, 1985 - 97
      • Incidence of breast cancer, Australia, 1994 - 97
      • Age-specific incidence rates for breast cancer, Australia, 1997
      • Mortality from breast cancer, Australia, 1986 - 98
      • Mortality from breast cancer, ages 50 - 69, 1995 - 98
      • Age-specific mortality rates for breast cancer, Australia, 1998
      • Mortality from breast cancer by region, 1994 - 98
  • End matter
    • Appendixes (93K PDF)
      • Appendix 1: Data and statistical issues
      • Appendix 2: Population data
      • Appendix 3: The National Advisory Committee's role
    • Abbreviations (73K PDF)
    • Glossary
    • References
    • Related publications

Recommended citation

Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care & AIHW 2000. BreastScreen Australia, achievement report 1997 and 1998. Cancer Series. Cat. no. CAN 8. Canberra: AIHW.

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