Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

Page last updated: 14 November 2019

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

The Commonwealth Department of Health commissioned Allen and Clarke Policy and Regulatory Specialists to prepare a literature review on the use of digital breast tomosynthesis in breast cancer screening, and a literature review on the use of digital breast tomosynthesis in the assessment and diagnosis of breast cancer. These literature reviews were commissioned to inform BreastScreen Australia’s position statement on tomosynthesis, and completed in 2018.

Digital breast tomosynthesis: A literature review to inform BreastScreen Australia’s position statement on the use of tomosynthesis in screening

This paper provides information on the use of digital breast tomosynthesis as a primary or adjunct screening test for the early detection of breast cancer in asymptomatic women.

PDF version: Digital breast tomosynthesis: A literature review to inform BreastScreen Australia’s position statement on the use of tomosynthesis in screening. (PDF 2376 KB)
Word version: Digital breast tomosynthesis: A literature review to inform BreastScreen Australia’s position statement on the use of tomosynthesis in screening. (Word 2001 KB)

Digital breast tomosynthesis: A literature review to inform BreastScreen Australia’s position statement on the use of tomosynthesis in the assessment and diagnosis of breast cancer

This paper provides information on the use of digital breast tomosynthesis in the assessment and diagnosis of breast cancer.

PDF version: Digital breast tomosynthesis: A literature review to inform BreastScreen Australia’s position statement on the use of tomosynthesis in the assessment and diagnosis of breast cancer. (PDF 2333 KB)
Word version: Digital breast tomosynthesis: A literature review to inform BreastScreen Australia’s position statement on the use of tomosynthesis in the assessment and diagnosis of breast cancer. (Word 2675 KB)

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis overview

In 2013, the Commonwealth Department of Health undertook an overview of the evidence and issues for the use of digital breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer screening and assessment. The 2013 review was prepared for the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Committee’s Standing Committee on Screening. This document has been superceded and is provided for research and reference purposes only.

PDF version: Digital Breast Tomosynthesis - Overview of the evidence and issues for its use in screening for breast cancer (PDF 179 KB)
Word version: Digital Breast Tomosynthesis - Overview of the evidence and issues for its use in screening for breast cancer (Word 63 KB)