Breast Cancer Screening

Most Women Would Back The Idea Of More Breast Screening - Why?

Eurekalert/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Following the worrying news that the number of women getting screened for breast cancer is falling, new research has revealed that 85% of women would ...

Bits and Boobs

Nikki McWatters | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nikki McWatters

Boobs. Knockers. Jubblies. Funbags. Mosquito bites. Fried eggs. Wind socks. If you're a woman you'll have had a set of these at some stage of your life. Whether you're hung like Katie Price or as flat as a waifish super-model, you'll have fretted over whether they were too big, too small, too saggy, too pert, nipples too dark, too light, too saucerish, too small.

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Have a Mammogram

Suzi Godson | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

UK research shows that for every breast cancer death that is prevented by screening, 180 women need to be screened and of those women, three will be unnecessarily diagnosed and treated

Could Breast Cancer Screening Cause More Harm Than Good?

PA | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Breast cancer screening in the UK may be causing more harm than good, according to new research. Experts found women may be likely to be harmed ...

Breast Cancer Could Be Detected In Seconds Using Anti-Landmine Technology

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

British scientists have developed a revolutionary breast-screening system that uses anti-landmine technology to detect cancer in seconds. The radio...

Is Breast Cancer Screening Still Effective?

Mark Watson | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK
Mark Watson

Does breast cancer screening really save lives and is it still effective? This was the headline that became the topic of conversation for many causing the likes of researchers, clinicians and cancer survivors alike to be at loggerheads over the matter.

Breast Cancer Screening – What Does the Future Hold?

Dr Sneh Khemka | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK
Dr Sneh Khemka

At first glance, the case for screening for breast cancer is a no-brainer. Mammography offers the promise of revealing early stage cancer - and the chance to treat it before it becomes more advanced. Treatment involves a partial or full breast removal (mastectomy), and possibly chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

Women 'Misled' By NHS Over Breast Cancer

PA | Posted 31.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Women undergoing NHS breast cancer screening are being "misinformed" and are not told about the harms of over-diagnosis, research...