Publication

Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
      • BreastScreen Australia
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • How many women were diagnosed with, or died from, breast cancer?
      • How many women participated in BreastScreen Australia?
      • How many women were recalled for further investigation?
      • How many women had a breast cancer detected?
  • Body section
    • Data at a glance
    • Section 1 Introductory material
      • Structure of this report
      • Overview of breast cancer and breast cancer screening
        • What is breast cancer?
        • How common is breast cancer in Australia?
        • What causes breast cancer?
        • How do we screen for breast cancer?
        • Why screen for breast cancer?
        • How is breast cancer screening managed in Australia?
        • Who is eligible to participate in BreastScreen Australia?
        • How is BreastScreen Australia monitored?
          • Performance indicators
          • Accreditation standards
      • Data considerations
        • Data sources
        • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
        • Reporting women with symptoms
      • Terminology and concepts used in this report
        • Reporting epochs
        • Trends
        • Age groups
        • Statistical significance
    • Section 2 Performance indicators
      • Indicator 1 Participation
        • What do we mean by participation?
        • Key results
          • 2008–2009
          • Trends
        • Detailed analyses
          • Participation in 2008–2009
          • Participation trends
          • Participation by age
          • Participation by state and territory
          • Participation by location of residence
          • Participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status
          • Participation by main language spoken at home
      • Indicator 2 Rescreening
        • What do we mean by rescreening?
        • Key results
          • Women rescreening after a screen in 2006
          • Women rescreening after a screen in 2007
        • Background information
        • Detailed analyses
          • Rescreening after a screen in 2006 or 2007
          • Rescreening trends
          • Rescreening by age
          • Rescreening by state and territory
      • Indicator 3 Recall to assessment
        • What do we mean by recall to assessment?
        • Key results
          • 2009
          • Trends
        • Background information
        • Detailed analyses
          • Recall to assessment in 2009
          • Recall to assessment trends
          • Recall to assessment by age
          • Recall to assessment by state and territory
      • Indicator 4 Invasive breast cancer detection
        • What do we mean by invasive breast cancer detection?
        • Key results
          • 2009
          • Trends
        • Detailed analyses
          • Invasive breast cancer detection in 2009
          • Invasive breast cancer detection trends
          • Invasive breast cancer detection by age
          • Invasive breast cancer detection by state and territory
      • Indicator 5 Ductal carcinoma in situ detection
        • What do we mean by ductal carcinoma in situ?
        • Key results
          • 2009
          • Trends
        • Background information
        • Detailed analyses
          • DCIS detection in 2009
          • DCIS detection trends for 1996 to 2009
          • Detection of DCIS by age
          • Detection of DCIS by state and territory
      • Indicator 6a Interval cancers
        • What do we mean by interval cancers?
        • Key results
          • Interval cancers for the index years 2004, 2005 and 2006
        • Background information
        • Detailed analyses
          • Interval cancers for the index years 2004, 2005 and 2006
          • Interval cancer trends
          • Interval cancer by age
      • Indicator 6b Program sensitivity
        • What do we mean by program sensitivity?
        • Key results
          • Program sensitivity for the index years 2004, 2005 and 2006
        • Detailed analyses
          • Program sensitivity for the index years 2004, 2005 and 2006
          • Program sensitivity trends
          • Program sensitivity by age
          • Program sensitivity by state and territory
      • Indicator 7a Invasive breast cancer incidence
        • What do we mean by invasive breast cancer?
        • Key results
          • Invasive breast cancer incidence in 2007
          • Invasive breast cancer incidence across remoteness areas
          • Invasive breast cancer incidence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander women
        • Background information
        • Detailed analysis
          • Invasive breast cancer incidence in 2007
          • Invasive breast cancer incidence trends
          • Invasive breast cancer incidence by age
          • Invasive breast cancer incidence by state and territory
          • Incidence of invasive breast cancer by remoteness area
          • Invasive breast cancer incidence by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status
      • Indicator 7b Ductal carcinoma in situ incidence
        • What do we mean by ductal carcinoma in situ?
        • Key results
          • Ductal carcinoma in situ incidence in 2007
        • Background information
        • Detailed analyses
          • Ductal carcinoma in situ incidence 2007
          • Ductal carcinoma in situ incidence trends
          • Ductal carcinoma in situ incidence by age
          • Ductal carcinoma in situ incidence by state and territory
      • Indicator 8 Mortality
        • What do we mean by mortality?
        • Key results
          • Mortality in 2007
          • Mortality in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
        • Background information
        • Detailed analyses
          • Mortality in 2007
          • Mortality trends
          • Breast cancer mortality by age
          • Mortality from invasive breast cancer by state and territory
          • Mortality from invasive breast cancer by remoteness area
          • Mortality from breast cancer by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A Additional data
        • Rates and associated confidence intervals
          • Indicator 1 Participation 2008–2009
          • Indicator 2 Rescreening 2006 & 2007
          • Indicator 3 Recall to assessment 2009
          • Indicator 4 Invasive breast cancer detection 2009
          • Indicator 5 Ductal carcinoma in situ detection 2009
      • Appendix B BreastScreen Australia information
        • BreastScreen Australia definitions
          • Target age group
          • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status
          • Main language spoken at home
          • Tumour size
          • Screening round
        • Data sources
          • BreastScreen Australia data
          • Incidence data
          • Mortality data
          • Population data
        • Classifications
          • Age
          • State or territory
          • Remoteness area
          • Socioeconomic status
          • BreastScreen Australia classifications
      • Appendix D Statistical methods
        • Comparisons and tests of statistical significance
          • Crude rates
          • Age-specific rates
          • Age-standardised rates (AS rates)
          • Confidence intervals
            • Interpretation of confidence intervals
        • Small counts
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications