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Study: Fewer recalls mean higher interval cancer rates

2018 03 Apr

New research finds that lower screening mammography recall rates – the rates at which women are called back for additional testing based on suspicious findings – correlate with higher rates of breast cancers detected between screenings (or interval cancers). Analysis of some 5 million screening episodes from 84 screening facilities in the UK showed... Read more

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RSNA16: When are Interval Cancers Notifiable Safety Incidents?

2016 05 Dec

Openness and honesty when things go wrong in healthcare are the ideal to aim for. However,  the implications for breast screening programmes when interval cancers are diagnosed are not straightforward, said Eleanor Cornford, consultant radiologist, Nottingham Brast Institute, UK, speaking at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual scientific... Read more