Beijing: free breast cancer screening rate approaching incidence rate

October is the world breast cancer prevention and treatment month. According to the Beijing Municipal Health Commission, free cervical and breast cancer screening has been carried out for women of the right age since 2008. By 2019, the city has completed 2.9 million breast cancer screening, with 1862 cases of breast cancer and precancerous lesions detected.

in recent years, the incidence rate of breast cancer has always been the highest incidence rate of female malignant tumors. Statistics show that the incidence rate of breast cancer in this city has risen from 58/10 million in 2008 to 75/10 million in 2017. Medical research has proved that if early detection, early treatment, breast cancer is completely possible to cure. Through early detection and early treatment, patients can not only improve the quality of life, but also can choose breast conserving surgery to maintain perfect female characteristics and reduce the harm of breast cancer to body and mind.

the city launched free cervical cancer screening and breast cancer screening for women of the right age in 2008. Women who are 35 to 64 years old registered residence in the city have a government funded free breast cancer screening service every three years. Women who meet the screening criteria can consult the maternal and child health care centers where registered residence is located or call the 12320 service hotline to screen the designated medical institutions. By 2019, the city has completed 2.9 million breast cancer screening, and 1862 cases of breast cancer and precancerous lesions have been detected, with an average annual detection rate of 64 / 100000. Among them, the detection rate in 2019 has increased to 76/10 million, and the incidence rate is approaching.