Table of contents

  • Preliminary material (249KB PDF)
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Body section (478KB PDF)
    1. Introduction
    2. Incidence of DCIS
      • Incidence of DCIS in Australia
      • DCIS detected by BreastScreen Australia
    3. Probability of invasive breast cancer following a diagnosis of DCIS
      • Brief description of data and method
      • Results
    4. Relative risk of invasive breast cancer for women diagnosed with DCIS
      • Brief description of method
      • Results
    5. Tumour size and nodal status
      • Brief description of data and method
      • Results
  • End matter (138KB PDF)
    • Appendix: Technical notes
      • Data sources (excluding the DCIS data set)
        • Australian Cancer Database (ACD), AIHW
        • National Mortality Database (NMD), AIHW
        • National Death Index (NDI), AIHW
      • The four-month rule
      • The DCIS data set
      • Caveats
      • Some extra information regarding the Kaplan-Meier estimates of probability of invasive breast cancer
      • Details of the test used to detect a difference between observed and expected tumour size and nodal status (Chapter 5)
    • References
      • Acronyms used in references
      • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures