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Evaluation of the impact of breast cancer screening in South Australia

Tallis, G M; O'Neill, Terence


Background In 1989 BreastScreen SA started screening for breast cancer in South Australia. Methods The programme concentrated on women between the ages of 50 and 69, using a 24-month screening interval and a joint method of mammography, clinical examination and self-detection. Results This paper is a summary of our efforts to provide an assessment of the impact of the screening programme in terms of additional survival time past the age of first detection of the disease. Discussion The concept...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Internal Medicine Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2008.01886.x


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