% of cancer screening coverage for breast cancer

Monitoring

% of women aged 53–70 resident in the area with a screening test result recorded in the previous three years.

Breast screening supports the early detection of cancer and is estimated to save 1,400 lives in England each year. Screening rates in Shropshire have remanded at similar rates during the past three years. Performance for 2016 is 82.1% which is better than the average for England 75.5%