The Times, 6 September 2011, section 2, has a two page spread looking at screening in general and breast screening in particular. This feature article emphasises the Danish Cochrane studies with 1:2000 BC deaths avoided v. 10 cases over diagnosed as the bottom line with none of the usual ‘1,400 lives saved a year’ the NHS Breast Screening Programme quotes in their information. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/article3155249.ece (not free access)
Nothing Personal: Disturbing Undercurrents in Cancer Care
Used in medical education.
Includes referenced discussion sections for evidence-based practice.
- Medical Journalists' Association Open Book Award
"A landmark for the patient voice"
- Macmillan Cancer Support
"A remarkable book... essential reading for all who deal with cancer patients - health professionals, politicians, health service developers, carers and, of course, patients themselves... will surely inspire change."
- Professor Karol Sikora in his foreword.