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Breast cancer unease after latest error

Another breast cancer misdiagnosis has further eroded confidence in the health service’s ability to treat the disease effectively. It has also highlighted discrepancies in its services.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
11th August, 2007

Another breast cancer misdiagnosis has further eroded confidence in the health service’s ability to treat the disease effectively. It has also highlighted discrepancies in its services.

The revelation that yet another woman had breast cancer tests misdiagnosed has once more focused attention on the quality of breast cancer services in Ireland.

In the latest case, a woman underwent a biopsy which was sent for analysis in September20 05 and the result was negative....

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