The death of the Girls Aloud singer, Sarah Harding, from breast cancer at the age of 39 understandably raises the question as to why young women are not called for breast screening. The answer is not straightforward. Let’s start by looking at what a screening test is A screening test takes a group of people with no symptoms and looks to see if it can find evidence of a dise ...
The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer survivors, Prof Trisha Greenhalgh and Dr Liz O’Riordan’s The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer ‘guides patients and their relatives through the full breast cancer experience from day 1 of diagnosis.’
Macmillan cancer support calls it ‘a much needed guide which is both humane and based on robust evidence’