Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'

Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'
 

Tens of thousands more women in England may have missed out on breast screening invitations dating back further than previously thought, according to a leading cancer expert.
Earlier this month, the health secretary said a 2009 computer failure may have shortened up to 270 lives.
But Prof Peter Sasieni said the problems go back to 2005, and could have been spotted earlier.
Public Health England said his analysis was "flawed".
And it said an independent review would look at all aspects of the breast screening service.
PHE discovered in January that some women aged 68-71 had not... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Health, Views: 25
Source: BBC
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