Public health minister Joe FitzPatrick said:"We know that breast screening
saves lives and we want our programme to be as effective as possible.
North-east Scotland MSP Gillian Martin said: "I welcome the Scottish Government's announcement on its plans to review the breast screening
Those aged 50-70 are offered breast screening
every three years with over two million checked annually.
Women aged between 50 and 70, in and around Thurso, are being invited to attend breast screening
in the mobile unit.
The vital research aims to enhance the breast screening
service to help identify those most at risk and offer preventative advice.
Almost 13,000 women in Stockport did not attend a breast screening
and the figure in Oldham is 8,522.
[USA], Nov 9 ( ANI ): Breast screening
is linked to lower risk of breast cancer death, according to a study.
A review of the Scottish Breast Screening
programme, carried out by the Scottish Clinical Taskforce, found the mistakes after former health secretary Shona Robison asked for due diligence checks.
Their finding was that a risk-stratified screening strategy could improve the benefit-to-harm ratio and the cost-effectiveness of the breast screening
programme, with diminishing return with screening offered to women at lower risk.
is offered every three years to women between the ages of 50 and 70.
We do not take breast screening
in this country as seriously as other countries." A study published in the medical journal Lancet ranks the UK 26th out of 63 countries, with a five-year survival rate of 85.6 per cent.
With some breast screening
sessions being cancelled in March during the adverse weather conditions, women from Newmains, Wishaw and Motherwell are being asked to attend the Breast Screening
Unit in Lanark.
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