Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium

Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium

Working together to advance breast cancer research

A collaborative network of breast imaging registries conducting research to assess and improve the delivery and quality of breast cancer screening and related patient outcomes in the United States.

Find Out About Us
Learn About Us

Learn more about the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) and what we do.

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Access one of the BCSC's publicly available datasets, learn about what's involved in requesting a custom dataset, and find summaries of key variables from the BCSC database.

Find Tools
Find Tools

Explore BCSC's public tools: the BCSC Risk Calculator and the BCSC Data Explorer. 

Recent News


Recent Findings

Explore highlights of the BCSC's most recent studies from scientists leading the work on our blog.

New BCSC study finds that radiologists’ assessment of breast density does not differ between Digital Mammography and Digital Breast Tomography, which has implications for breast cancer risk assessment with these modalities.
The potential benefits of averting breast cancer deaths should be weighed against the potential harms of overdiagnosis when considering screening for women over 75
A new BCSC study indicates that pre-operative MRIs increase both additional biopsy and cancer detection in women, but women with higher breast density experience an additional increase in biopsy rates without a corresponding increase in cancer detection rates

Explore a list of BCSC publications in peer-reviewed academic journals on PubMed or reference our static master publications list

BCSC Risk Calculator

Access & Use the BCSC Risk Calculator