breast screening programme

breast screening programme

A generic term for any population-based format for assessing women for breast cancer.
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The NHS breast screening programme invites all women between the ages of 50 and 70 for mammography.
Figures released to the Sunday Mercury show that nearly threequarters of all women aged 50-70 respond to two-yearly invitations from the NHS Breast Screening Programme.
Public Health England and the NHS Breast Screening Programme have launched their own probe.
NHS England in Durham, Darlington and Tees, which commissions a breast screening programme for women aged 50 - 70, is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.
The Scottish Breast Screening Programme splits the country into six regions (e.
Contract Award Notice: Digital Mammography X-ray systems (some including stereo) required for the Scottish Breast screening Programme to be delivered in 2013-14 and 2014-15.
Clr Jean Calvert, Kirklees Council's public health spokeswoman, said: "The NHS breast screening programme is currently available to women aged 50-70 and will be offered to women living in the Batley and Fartown area over the next few months.
NHS Breast Screening Programme England 2011-12 includes data on those invited for breast screening, coverage, uptake of invitations, outcomes of screening and cancers detected.
Breast Test Wales had the highest cancer detection rate of any UK breast screening programme.
According to Dr Salha Bujassoum, director of the Breast Screening Programme at HMC, as many as 948 breast cancer cases have been diagnosed in Qatar since 2004.