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Women aged 50–74 are being urged to remember their regular mammograms.

The capture of anticancer medicine use by the PBS was generally high but varied depending on cancer site. PBS data can be supplemented by MBS and inpatient data, to examine ‘fact of treatment’ with a very high capture.

Find out why it's important for women to have a mammogram and how it can help to reduce the impact of breast cancer.

During 1982-2013, AIHW estimates were consistently higher than our competing mortality-adjusted estimates of lifetime risks of diagnosis and death.

The Cancer Institute NSW will lead the implementation of the Leading Better Value Care (LBVC) Tranche 2 initiative, Breast Cancer Hypofractionation.

The target participation rate for BreastScreen has not yet been reached by any Australian jurisdiction. Qualitative research of barriers to screening may provide insight into how the participation rate may be increased.

We found no overall association of smoking or alcohol consumption with breast cancer risk, but differences in risk were observed when familial risk profiles and estrogen receptor status were taking into consideration.

Physical activity may reduce breast cancer risk by about 20% for women across the risk continuum, including those at higher-than-average risk due to their family history or genetic susceptibility.