Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
      • Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian women
      • More than half of targeted women participate in BreastScreen Australia
      • Some women are recalled for further investigation
      • More than half the cancers detected by BreastScreen Australia are small
  • Body section
    • Report card
    • Navigating changes in this report
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Breast cancer
      • 1.2 Age is the greatest risk factor for breast cancer
      • 1.3 Screening can detect breast cancer early
    • 2 Recent change to the target age range of BreastScreen Australia
      • 2.1 Women aged 50-74 now targeted
      • 2.2 Changes to reporting
    • 3 Monitoring BreastScreen Australia using program data
      • 3.1 Screening behaviour
      • 3.2 Sensitivity of the screening test
      • 3.3 Detection of invasive breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
    • 4 Monitoring BreastScreen Australia using AIHW data
      • 4.1 Incidence of breast cancer
      • 4.2 Incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
      • 4.3 Mortality from breast cancer
    • 5 Monitoring other aspects of BreastScreen Australia
      • 5.1 Expenditure on BreastScreen Australia
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Supporting data tables
        • A1 Participation
        • A2 Rescreening
        • A3 Recall to assessment
        • A4 Invasive breast cancer detection
        • A5 Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) detection
        • A6a Interval cancers
        • A6b Program sensitivity
        • A7a Invasive breast cancer incidence
        • A7b Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) incidence
        • A8 Mortality
      • Appendix B: BreastScreen Australia information
      • Appendix C: Data sources
      • Appendix D: BreastScreen Australia 2012-2013 Data Quality Statement
      • Appendix E: Classifications
      • Appendix F: Statistical methods
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications
    • Supplementary data tables