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Table 4 Performance indicators of the Czech Breast Cancer Screening Programme, according to year of screening, including all age groups (initial screening).

From: Breast cancer screening in the Czech Republic: time trends in performance indicators during the first seven years of the organised programme

  Year (screening mammography)
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Number of women screened 10,055 212,514 258,635 220,897 170,717 232,509 159,273
   Number of women with detected breast cancer 48 1,053 1,220 1,153 935 1,662 974
Breast cancer detection rate 4.8 5.0 4.7 5.2 5.5 7.1 6.1
   Number of women undergoing further assessment 1,768 46,973 56,961 44,919 33,135 39,921 30,239
Further assessment rate 17.6% 22.1% 22.0% 20.3% 19.4% 17.2% 19.0%
   Number of women recalled for further assessment 557 12,095 11,535 9,735 6,496 8,888 6,246
Recall rate 5.5% 5.7% 4.5% 4.4% 3.8% 3.8% 3.9%
   Women undergoing open biopsy - benign result 21 504 343 226 135 166 90
   Women undergoing open biopsy - malignant result 43 867 992 994 787 1,382 784
Benign to malignant open biopsy ratio 0.49 0.58 0.35 0.23 0.17 0.12 0.11
   Number of women with detected breast cancer (cases preceded by neoadjuvant therapy excluded) 48 1,031 1,182 1,116 905 1,610 924
Advanced cases (TNM II+) 17 331 384 367 284 465 277
Advanced cases proportion 35.4% 32.1% 32.5% 32.9% 31.4% 28.9% 30.0%
Invasive cases 41 933 1,072 1,023 823 1,459 850
Invasive cases proportion 85.4% 90.5% 90.7% 91.7% 90.9% 90.6% 92.0%
Node-negative invasive cases 27 572 682 644 525 909 535
Proportion among invasive 65.9% 61.3% 63.6% 63.0% 63.8% 62.3% 62.9%
Invasive ≤ 10 mm cases 11 312 350 348 288 441 275
Proportion among invasive 26.8% 33.4% 32.6% 34.0% 35.0% 30.2% 32.4%