Breast screening statistics
Breast screening statistics and related information are presented here.
• In FY2009/10, more than 2,750,000 women were invited for screening in the UK.
• Total number of women screened in FY2009/10 in the UK was nearly 2,020,000.
• Around 16,500 cancers and tumours were detected by screening in the UK in FY2009/10.
The latest statistics available for breast screening in the UK are for financial year (FY) 2009/10 and for England are FY2010/11. Find out why these are the latest statistics available.
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