“Citizens’ jury” disagrees over whether screening leaflet should put reassurance before accuracy

Re: “Citizens’ jury” disagrees over whether screening leaflet should put reassurance before accuracy

4 December 2012

Have I really got this right, that there is a serious proposal, based on a completely unscientific process (the citizen's jury) and biased and inaccurate information, to misinform women and prefer reassurance over accuracy in the new breast cancer information leaflet? You are joking aren't you?

Competing interests: None declared

Mary Bond, Senior Research Fellow

University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG

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