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The 2000/2001 BASO audit of screen detected breast cancers was undertaken to examine NHS Breast Screening Programme surgical activity in the period 1st April 2000 to 31st March 2001. The audit was designed to assess surgical performance by comparison of data with as many as possible of the surgical Quality Assurance standards recommended by the UK NHS Breast Screening Programme.
The audit covered the main topic areas:
- the number and invasive status of screen detected breast cancers
- pre-operative diagnosis and use of open biopsy
- surgical caseload
- treatment and size of all cancers
- the patient journey
- survival study of cases detected by screening in 1992 - 1996
- NHSBSP home page
- Programme publications
- About breast screening
- What is breast screening?
- What does the NHS Breast Screening Programme do?
- What happens at a breast screening unit?
- Why are women under 50 not routinely invited?
- Are women screened over the age of 70?
- Screening women at higher risk
- Does breast screening save lives?
- Does breast screening have any risks?
- Digital Mammography/Tomosynthesis
- Research in breast screening
- About breast cancer
- Programme logistics
- Frequently asked questions
- Programme statistics
- Mammography equipment reports
- Programme news index
- Useful links