Keeping Abreast !
has been controversy surrounding the effectiveness in reducing mortality by
screening women from 40 years. This
position has in the past couple of years, dramatically changed to a point of
ample evidence that some have not yet caught up with.
younger woman there is a much higher rate of tumour dedifferientation i.e.
changing very quickly to a more aggressive form. There needs to be more value
given to mothers and preserving the age group who make a productive contribution
through the early detection of
strongly urge the Government to expand the Screening Programme to screen women
from 40 years.