Women need better information on routine mammography

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7419.868-b (Published 09 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:868

Understanding of principles of screening must be improved

  1. John Nottingham, consultant histopathologist (jfnottingham@doctors.org.uk)
  1. Northampton General Hospital, Northampton NN1 5BD

    EDITOR—I read the paper by Thornton et al and the reply by Patnick (see next letter) with interest.1 2 Both the NHS breast screening programme and cervical screening programme have made great efforts to improve the understanding by women of the principles of screening since Anderson and I wrote a paper …

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