Objectives-To report the results of the NHS breast screening programme for the year March 1991 to April 1992.
Design-A report of statistics was derived from Körner (K62) returns and from the radiology quality assurance programme.
Main outcome measures-Detection rates for breast cancer and small (<=10 mm diameter) invasive cancer, benign biopsy rates, and recall and acceptance rates.
The acceptance rate for screening across the United Kingdom was 71.3%. The referral rate for further investigation was 6.2% (regional 4.3-9.0%). The breast cancer detection rate was 6.2 cancers per 1000 women screened (5.1-9.0) and the detection rate of invasive cancers <=10 mm was 1.4/1000 (1.0-2.3).
Mots-clés Pascal : Glande mammaire pathologie, Tumeur, Glande mammaire, Prévention, Homme, Programme sanitaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mammary gland diseases, Tumor, Mammary gland, Prevention, Human, Sanitary program
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0606420
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.