18/12/2014

Women Diagnosed With Cancer Following Recall Of Patients

Six out of 30 women recalled following concerns about breast cancer screenings have been diagnosed with the disease.

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust recalled the women after a review of 626 cases between 2011 and 2014.

It is understood that all the women were screened by the same radiologist.

The Trust said that it was "extremely sorry" the six women had now been diagnosed with breast cancer. They have been immediately referred for treatment.

(MH/JP)

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