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Women who received a text message reminding them about their breast cancer screening appointment were 20 per cent more likely to attend.
The number of women attending breast screening has risen, with nearly two million accepting invitations from the NHS Breast Screening Programme in 2007/08, new figures...
A revolutionary way to read mammograms with the help of a computer could free up time for hundreds of medical experts and so speed the breast screening process.
A UK company has launched a new genetic risk assessment service which they claim will allow doctors to draw up personalised breast cancer screening and prevention...
A ten year trial in which women between the ages of 40 and 50 were invited for annual breast screening did not show a significant reduction in breast cancer mortality.
A Cancer Research UK report produces the strongest evidence yet that organised breast screening programmes save lives.
A leading Cancer Research UK scientist is among eight top clinical researchers chosen to launch a pioneering breast cancer screening study for women between 40-44 who have...
The number of cancer cases detected by the NHS Breast Screening Programme has doubled in the last ten years, new figures show.