27 AUGUST 2020

Participation in cancer screening programmes has increased

National Institute for Health Development data shows that in 2019, 55.9% of women invited for breast cancer screening and 53.7% of men and women invited for colorectal cancer screening participated. The lowest participation was in the cervical cancer screening - 46.1% of invited women participated. However, participation in cancer screening has increased in 2019 compared to the previous year.