Research Projects
Evaluation of the Breast Cancer Screening Pilot Programme

Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☑ MPhil/PhD ☑ MRes[Med] ☑ URIS

The Hong Kong Breast Cancer Screening Pilot Programme (BCSPP) was launched by the Department of Health using a risk stratification approach to mammography screening. The project aims and objectives are:

  1. to evaluate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of the Breast Cancer Screening Pilot Programme (BCSPP); and
  2. provide relevant evidence and formulate guidance on continuing or modifying the existing breast cancer screening strategy.

The overall goal is to provide locally relevant evidence to inform policymaking on the next stage development for the Breast Cancer Screening Pilot Programme.

Dr JC Quan, School of Public Health

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management
School of Public Health

HKU Scholars Hub

For more information or to express interest for this project, please email the supervisor or the specified contact point in the project description.  Interested candidates are advised to enclose with your email:

  1. your CV,
  2. a brief description of your research interest and experience, and
  3. two reference letters (not required for HKUMed UG students seeking MRes[Med]/URIS projects).

Information on the research programme, funding support and admission documentations could be referenced online at the Research Postgraduate Admissions website. General admission enquiries should be directed to

HKUMed MBBS students interested in the Master of Research in Medicine (MRes[Med]) programme may visit the programme website for more information.  

HKUMed UG students interested in the Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme (URIS) may visit the scheme’s website for more information.