Breast cancer

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Breast Cancer

NPC legacy site


Although no new Medicines and prescribing content will be published to the NPC legacy website, the extensive catalogue of existing publications, resources and e-learning materials will still be available to view and download for as long as the information contained within them remains accurate and up-to-date. All future Medicines and prescribing outputs will be published on the NICE website and signposted from the Medicines and prescribing homepage.

Changes/additions to materials (22/12/11)

Breast Cancer Screening - An independent review is under way

In October 2011, a review of the evidence relating to breast cancer screening was announced. The edition of the BMJ in which this announcement was made included other related articles which discussed the issues around screening for breast cancer. The information in the NPC elearning materials relating to breast cancer, including the patient decision aid, will be considered in the light of the findings of the review announced by Prof Richards.

The resources which are available for this therapeutic topic can be accessed via the menu on the left-hand side of the page. The e-learning home page suggests ways in which you may like to use the wide variety of e-learning materials. For the most up-to-date information, please check whether any MeReC Rapid Reviews have been published since the other materials were updated. You may also find it useful to see what NPC publications have been written on this therapeutic topic. In addition, we have provided links to external resources e.g. NICE guidance, which might be helpful.