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MPs are to review evidence on screening programmes

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 17 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7557
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

A parliamentary committee is to review the evidence underpinning national health screening programmes in the United Kingdom and examine whether screening should be extended to other conditions, such as prostate cancer and lung cancer.

The Science and Technology Committee is calling for written submissions on the following questions by noon Wednesday 26 February 2014:

  • What evidence are the national health screening programmes based on, and how …

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