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Breast screening: a balancing act

For almost 25 years, women in the UK aged over 50 have been regularly invited for breast screening. However, in recent years the screening programme has come under attack, so much so the government is undertaking a national review. Abi Millar talks to Dr Daniel Kopans and Dr Robin Wilson to investigate the value of screening initiatives, and to see if the physical and psychological consequences are unjustifiably damaging.

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