Women who received a text message reminding them about their breast cancer screening appointment were 20 per cent more likely to attend.
Women who are given information about the chance of ‘overdiagnosis’ through the NHS breast screening programme may not fully understand the risks.
Our official response to the Independent Breast Screening Review Panel’s findings
A new test could predict which women have an aggressive form of breast cancer in the milk ducts (DCIS) and spare other women from unnecessary radiotherapy, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer today (Wednesday).
For every woman overdiagnosed by breast screening, two deaths will be prevented, according to a study published today (Wednesday).
To mark the launch of the charityїs new breast cancer awareness campaign, `Join the fight for womenїs survivalї, Cancer Research UK is calling on all women to be breast aware, act now to reduce their risk of getting the disease, and do whatever they can to raise money to fund the charityїs lifesaving work.
On the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Research UK today sends out a warning that if thousands of women continue to ignore invitations to breast screening they could be putting their lives at risk.
The number of women dying from breast cancer has fallen to less than 12,000 for the first time in almost 40 years, Cancer Research UK reveals today.