Guidance

Breast screening: pathology reporting of breast disease

NHSBSP No 58: includes the guidelines for pathology reporting in breast cancer screening and the minimum dataset for breast cancer histopathology.

This publication was withdrawn on

This guidance is no longer in use. Read Reporting of breast disease in surgical excision specimens and Guidelines for non-operative diagnostic procedures and reporting in breast cancer screening on the Royal College of Pathologists’ website for current guidance.

Documents

Pathology reporting of breast disease: high resolution file

Breast cancer grading poster: Nottingham criteria

Details

This joint document incorporates:

  • the third edition of the NHS breast screening programme’s (NHSBP) guidelines for pathology reporting in breast cancer screening
  • the second edition of the Royal College of Pathologists’ (RCP) minimum dataset for breast cancer histopathology

Originally published January 2005, amended October 2005.

Published 1 October 2005
Last updated 31 August 2016 + show all updates
  1. Withdrew document.
  2. First published.