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Letters Screening for breast cancer

“Mega-trial” needed

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 19 August 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4453
  1. Allan P Corder, consultant surgeon1
  1. 1County Hospital, Hereford HR1 2ER
  1. allan.corder{at}

    McPherson’s article is thoughtful, informative, and seems to be dispassionate.1 The degree of benefit or harm of breast screening is unknown. Women should be told this on their screening invitation and asked if they …

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