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Preliminary material: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Symbols


National comparison table


  • Cancer
  • Screening

BreastScreen Australia performance indicators

  • Performance indicators
  • Performance objectives
  • Statistical significance

Indicator 1 Participation

  • Participation
  • The participation indicator
  • Participation results

Indicator 2 Detection of invasive cancers

  • All-size and small invasive cancer detection rate
  • The detection of invasive cancers indicator
  • Cancer detection results

Indicator 3 Sensitivity

  • Interval cancers and program sensitivity
  • Indicator 3a Interval cancer rate
  • The interval cancer rate indicator
  • Interval cancer results
  • Indicator 3b Program sensitivity
  • The program sensitivity indicator
  • Program sensitivity results

Indicator 4 Detection of ductal carcinoma in situ

  • Ductal carcinoma in situ detection rate
  • The DCIS detection indicator
  • DCIS detection results

Indicator 5 Recall to assessment

  • Recall to assessment rate
  • The recall to assessment indicator
  • Recall to assessment results

Indicator 6 Rescreening

  • Rescreen rate
  • The rescreen indicator
  • Rescreen results

Indicator 7 Incidence

  • Indicator 7a Incidence rate of breast cancer
  • The incidence of breast cancer indicator
  • Breast cancer incidence results
  • Indicator 7b Incidence rate of ductal carcinoma in situ
  • The incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ indicator
  • DCIS incidence results

Indicator 8 Mortality

  • Mortality rate
  • The mortality indicator
  • Breast cancer mortality results


  • Appendix A Additional data tables
  • Appendix B BreastScreen Australia Program information
    • BreastScreen Australia Program definitions
    • BreastScreen Australia contact list
  • Appendix C Data sources and classifications
    • Data sources
    • Classifications
  • Appendix D Statistical methods
    • Comparisons and tests of statistical significance
    • Glossary

End matter: References;& List of tables; List of figures