Breast Cancer: Screening

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 9th September 2019.

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Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Labour, Barnsley East

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of women who received an unclear result from a mammogram test were asked to return for a further test in each of the last five years.

Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Labour, Barnsley East

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of women who undertook a second mammogram test after having an unclear result from the first such test in each of the last five years.

Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Labour, Barnsley East

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of women who received an unclear result from a mammogram were diagnosed with breast cancer within 12 months of that initial result in each of the last five years.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Data on the number of women who undertook a second mammogram test after having an unclear result from the first test are not available in the format requested.

Data on the number of women diagnosed with cancers that are detected during the interval between routine scheduled breast screening appointments are not available in the format requested.

Data on the number of women who received an unclear result from a mammogram test and were asked to return for a further test are not available in the format requested.

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