Scope of the European guidelines for breast cancer screening and diagnosis



We have received a total of 82 valid responses. A report summarises the feedback and the resulting final Scope of the European Breast Guidelines.

Details on the Call for Feedback

The GDG has drafted the general scope of the European Breast Guidelines. This draft document tries to define the topics that the guideline will and will not cover.

The draft version of the scope can be downloaded here:  Scope

In line with ECIBC policy on openness and transparency and to collect the input from the scientific community and key stakeholders, the ECIBC coordination team has launched a call for feedback on this draft document. The comments collected will be used to develop the final version of the scope of the European Breast Guidelines. In addition, the stakeholders are invited to propose relevant questions to be answered in the guidelines.

Interested parties have been invited to submit written comments by 17 January 2016.

Comments are NOT considered if they:

  • are submitted after the deadline of the feedback call;
  • are not related to the contents of the document;
  • contain complaints against institutions, personal accusations, irrelevant or offensive statements or material;
  • are related to policy aspects outside the scope of ECIBC's activity.


The ECIBC coordination team shall process personal data pursuant to Regulation 45/2001/EC on the protection of individuals with regards to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.


 Privacy Statement

The ECIBC coordination team will assess all comments from interested parties which are submitted in line with the criteria above. The comments will be further considered by the GDG and taken into consideration if found to be relevant.

In addition, we invite you to provide questions you think would need to be answered by the European guidelines for breast cancer screening and diagnosis.

The ECIBC coordination team will publish online all contributions together with the names of the contributors, if they express their wish to have them published. If not, the contributions will be published in an anonymous form.

You are requested to provide contact details in the event that the Commission wishes to obtain further clarification on any technical issue you have raised.