More on screening in today’s Times, 6 Sept 2011

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. (not free access)

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