NHS Breast Screening Programme Statistics

Breast Screening Results from the NHSBSP 2012/13

This report was produced by the Centre for Cancer Prevention at the Queen Mary University of London. It provides UK-wide statistics on the NHS breast screening programme for the year 2012/13

Statistics include:

  • Number of women screened
  • Acceptance by type of screening
  • Outcomes of prevalent screens
  • Outcome of incident screens
  • Outcome of short-term recalls
  • Outcome of self/GP referrals

Breast Screening Results from the NHSBSP 2012/13 (PDF 638kb).

Second All Breast Cancer Report

Second All Cancer Report PDF 1.7Mb

This report includes details of all breast cancers diagnosed in the UK in 2007. In addition to tumour and cohort characteristics, it focuses on surgical treatment and in particular how this varies with age, deprivation and route of presentation.

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NHS Breast Screening Programme Statistical Bulletin (England) 2011 - 2012
(February 2013) (opens in separate window)

This report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre presents summary statistics for the breast screening programme, including coverage, overall screening activity, invitations and uptake, and cancers detected.

ABS Breast Screening Audit 2011 - 2012
An audit of screen detected breast cancers for the year of screening April 2011 to March 2012

Statistics relate to:

  • Analysis of screen detected breast cancer
  • Non-operative diagnosis and use of diagnostic open biopsy
  • Pre-operative assessment of axilla
  • Surgical treatment and tumour size
  • Waiting times
  • Hormone receptor status, lymph node status, invasive grade and NPI score
  • Surgical caseload
  • Repeat therapeutic operations and neo-adjuvant therapies
  • Adjuvant therapy
  • Survival analysis

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