Screening mammography – time for change

More on screening in the Telegraph today, 29 July,
and a great article by Cornelia Baines

So if doctors are being told they MUST speak out re bad practice – in order to protect patients – why does the NHS breast screening programme continue to function unchanged – when recent research has shown it causes more (serious) harm than benefit and has had little impact on breast cancer deaths?

See also the forthcoming Sunday Times 31 July 2011.


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Medical writer, author, artist. Cancer campaigner. Aiming always to improve health services and bring compassion into health care.
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