Population-based screening is an organised, systematic and integrated process of testing for signs of cancer or pre-cancerous conditions in populations without obvious symptoms. Programs target specific populations and/or age groups where evidence shows screening to be most effective.
More reports and statistics on cancer screening can be found under Cancer.
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14 Sep 2018
The number of bowel cancer screening tests did not clearly correspond with COVID-19 restrictions
In April 2020, around 1,100 screening mammograms were performed, compared to more than 74,000 in April 2018
Screen-detected breast cancers less likely to cause death than breast cancers diagnosed in never-screened women
Participation in cervical screening was higher in HPV-vaccinated women than in unvaccinated women
Latest rates, trends & data visualisations.
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