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dc.contributor.authorDEANDREA SILVIAen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMOLINA Anaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorULUTURK ASLIen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMORENO Juliaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorNEAMTIU LUCIANAen_GB
dc.contributor.authorPEIRÓ-PÉREZ Rosanaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSAZ PARKINSON ZULEIKA ESTHERen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLOPEZ ALCALDE JESUSen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLERDA Donataen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSALAS Doloresen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-19T00:32:58Z-
dc.date.available2016-10-17en_GB
dc.date.available2016-10-19T00:32:58Z-
dc.date.created2016-10-11en_GB
dc.date.issued2016en_GB
dc.date.submitted2016-07-29en_GB
dc.identifier.citationPREVENTIVE MEDICINE vol. 91 p. 250-263en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0091-7435en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC102706-
dc.description.abstractThe European Union Council Recommendation of 2 December 2003 on cancer screening suggests the implementation of organised, population-based breast cancer screening programmes based on mammography every other year for women aged 50 to 69 years, ensuring equal access to screening, taking into account potential needs for targeting particular socioeconomic groups. A European survey on coverage and participation, and key organisational and policy characteristics of the programmes, targeting years 2010 and 2014, was undertaken in 2014. Overall, 27 countries contributed to this survey, 26 of the 28 European Union member states (92.9%) plus Norway. In 2014, 25 countries reported an ongoing population-based programme, one country reported a pilot programme and another was planning a pilot. In eight countries, the target age range was broader than that proposed by the Council Recommendation, and in three countries the full range was not covered. Fifteen countries reported not reaching some vulnerable populations, such as immigrants, prisoners and people without health insurance, while 22 reported that participation was periodically monitored by socioeconomic variables (e.g. age and territory). Organised, population-based breast cancer screening programmes based on routine mammograms are in place in most EU member states. However, there are still differences in the way screening programmes are implemented, and participation by vulnerable populations should be encouraged.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipJRC.F.1-Health in Societyen_GB
dc.format.mediumOnlineen_GB
dc.languageENGen_GB
dc.publisherACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCEen_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJRC102706en_GB
dc.titlePresence, characteristics and equity of access to breast cancer screening programmes in 27 European countries in 2010 and 2014. Results from an international surveyen_GB
dc.typeArticles in periodicals and booksen_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.08.021en_GB
JRC Directorate:Health, Consumers and Reference Materials

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