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Websites on screening for breast cancer:Authors' reply

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7442.769-d (Published 25 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:769
  1. Karsten J Jørgensen, physician,
  2. Peter C Gøtzsche, director (p.c.gotzsche@cochrane.dk)
  1. Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, Department 7112, Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 Copenhagen ø, Denmark
  2. Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, Department 7112, Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 Copenhagen ø, Denmark

    EDITOR—As Manaszewicz writes, the language and the framing of information items can influence the way a message is perceived (see also our box of examples).1 Regarding our use of the term harms, we are of course not “the only researchers of note to resort to such language.” For example, this term is …

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