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Breast screening benefits 'exaggerated'

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An independent review is to examine the merits of the NHS breast cancer screening programme in England following research which questioned the effectiveness of screening.

Professor Sir Mike Richards, the cancer director for England, and Professor Michael Baum, an architect of the original breast screening scheme, debate the pros and cons.


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