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BreastScreen Australia – Policy on screening versus diagnostic mammography

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Publication date: 
November 2013
Publication type: 
Strategy or framework
Intended audience: 
General public

The BreastScreen Australia Program is a population-based screening program designed to detect breast cancer early. Early detection increases the chances of successful treatment. Women who already have symptoms that need investigating should have a diagnostic mammogram and clinical assessment. This is not part of our screening program.

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