A blog worth following.
What’s a conflict of interest when it comes to breast screening?
http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/11/21/jnci.djr515.full – editorial in Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Cancer Screening Reform Needed.
And paper: http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/11/21/jnci.djr474.abstract?papetoc
See also Health Knowledge 3 minute explanation:
“In 2005 HealthKnowledge became an integral part of the Department of
Health’s ‘Informing Healthier Choices’ strategy, resulting in a fully
developed learning forum, using different types of learning styles.”
“All the resources on HealthKnowledge were written by experts and
have undergone thorough quality assurance and the peer review process.”
In the 7-10 minute slot numbers are quoted from Cochrane review and a graph showing the huge over-diagnosis in the UK and benefit/harm balance, which they also published.