Detection of breast cancer while it is still small and confined to the breast provides the best chance of effective treatment for women with the disease. Benefits of early detection include increased survival, increased treatment options and improved quality of life.
- Cancer Australia position statement - Early detection of breast cancer
Publication date: August 2004, revised and updated 2009 and 2015
- Cancer Australia position statement - Over-diagnosis from mammography screening
Publication date: January 2008, revised and updated 2010 and 2014