Position Statement on Breast Density and Screening within the BreastScreen Australia Program

Page last updated: 21 October 2020

The 2020 Position Statement on Breast Density and Screening within the BreastScreen Australia Program


The Commonwealth Department of Health has prepared an updated 2020 BreastScreen Australia Position Statement on Breast Density and Screening within the BreastScreen Australia Program. This Position Statement has been endorsed by the BreastScreen Australia Program Management Group.

2020 Position Statement on breast density and screening within the BreastScreen Australia Program (PDF 123 KB)
2020 Position Statement on breast density and screening within the BreastScreen Australia Program (Word 116 KB)

The 2016 Position Statement on Breast Density and Screening within the BreastScreen Australia Program


In 2016, the Standing Committee on Screening prepared a Position Statement on Breast Density and Screening within the BreastScreen Australia Program. This Position Statement was developed by BreastScreen Australia and has been endorsed by Cancer Australia, Cancer Council Australia, The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists and Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand. This document has been superseded and is provided for research and reference purposes only.

2016 Position Statement on breast density and screening within the BreastScreen Australia Program (Word 235 KB)
2016 Position Statement on breast density and screening within the BreastScreen Australia Program (PDF 275 KB)