Tag Archives: Screening

IT error wrongly attributed to breast screening incident in England, review finds

Thousands of women in England were “warned unnecessarily” that they did not receive an invitation to a final routine breast screening in an incident believed to have been caused by an IT error, according to an independent review released this month. Back in May, then Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Jeremy Hunt told Parliament… Read More »

Cervical cancer: New test could ‘revolutionise screening’ and help detect early signs

[unable to retrieve full-text content] CERVICAL cancer often has no symptoms in its early stages, which is why it’s important to undergo regular screening. A new test could now “revolutionise screening” as it’s been found to outperform current UK tests at a reduced cost. Daily Express :: Health Feed

With free brain tumor screening, the road to early detection may be filled with potholes

The Brain Tumor Foundation’s Road to Early Detection is in Brooklyn, New York, this week, offering free brain tumor screening in its mobile MRI unit to anyone who signs up. The flyer for free MRI brain scans in Brooklyn The visit appears to be the foundation’s second stop on its current “sponsor-a-city” campaign. Earlier this year,… Read More »