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

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8047 (Published 26 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8047

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

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: No competing interests

04 December 2012
Mary Bond
Senior Research Fellow
University of Exeter
Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG
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