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Image preview of Cohort and Case Control Analyses of Breast Cancer Mortality: BreastScreen Aotearoa 1999-2011 resource

Cohort and Case Control Analyses of Breast Cancer Mortality: BreastScreen Aotearoa 1999-2011

December, 2015
This major new study confirms that New Zealand’s organised breast screening programme, BreastScreen Aotearoa (BSA) is reducing deaths from breast cancer. The study concludes that for women who have ever been screened by BSA, the rate of death from breast cancer is reduced by a third, compared to women never screened by the programme. The findings of this study are in line with mortality studies of breast screening programmes internationally.

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Download Independent Evaluation of the Implementation of Digital Mammography at BreastScreen Waitemata and Northland resource

Independent Evaluation of the Implementation of Digital Mammography at BreastScreen Waitemata and Northland

June, 2008
The National Screening Unit (NSU) engaged Health Outcomes International Pty Ltd (HOI) to conduct an independent evaluation of the implementation of digital mammography (DM) at Breast Screen Waitemata and Northland (BSWN). The overarching purpose of the evaluation was to assist the NSU to consider options for the managed introduction of DM into the BreastScreen Aotearoa (BSA) screening programme, and any implications for national policy and quality standards that this introduction may have.

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