Screening and early detection of breast cancer
Detection of breast cancer while it is still small and confined to the breast provides the best chance of effective treatment for women with the disease. Benefits of early detection include increased survival, increased treatment options and improved quality of life.
- Position Statement on the use of fine needle aspiration and core biopsy of the breast in the BreastScreen Australia program
- Publication date: April 2020
- Cancer Australia position statement - Early detection of breast cancer
Publication date: August 2004, revised and updated 2009 and 2015
- Cancer Australia position statement - Over-diagnosis from mammography screening
Publication date: January 2008, revised and updated 2010 and 2014
BreastScreen Australia’s Clinical Advisory Committee
The BreastScreen Australia Clinical Advisory Committee (CAC) provides expert advice to BreastScreen Australia Program Managers about clinical issues to enhance the delivery of nationally consistent, evidence-based, high quality breast screening services to improve health outcomes for eligible women.
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