Informed women are refusing breast cancer screening

This article was published a few days ago, though it was written last November. While it omits to state that there are different grades of DCIS, it may reach some women who might not otherwise be aware that there are harms as well as benefits associated with breast screening (harms which outweigh the benefits for almost all women as shown by the Independent Review and Parliamentary Inquiry).

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3067752/The-women-saying-no-breast-cancer-screening-evidence-rises-harmed-unnecessary-treatment-women-refusing-checks.html

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About bmitzi

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