Inside Health

BBC Radio 4


Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, separating fact from fiction and bringing clarity to conflicting health advice, with the help of regular contributor GP Margaret McCartney


InsHealth: Screening for Breast Cancer 15 Jul 14

July 15th, 2014

Episode 232 of 345 episodes

Earlier this year Switzerland became the first country in Europe to decide to stop routine screening. Yet here in the UK a similarly comprehensive review – led by Sir Michael Marmot and looking at the same evidence – came to the opposite conclusion. So, how can two groups of experts arrive at such different conclusions? Dr Mark Porter discusses the evidence with a panel of experts.

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