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Breast cancer screening of people over 70 cuts deaths by more than a quarter, study finds 

Umeå University researchers looked back over 20 years of data from breast cancer survivors and over 2,000 instances of death linked to the condition

Health chiefs have barred women over the age of 70 from requesting breast cancer screening on the NHS due to backlog caused by the coronavirus pandemic (stock photo)

Health chiefs have barred women over the age of 70 from requesting breast cancer screening on the NHS due to backlog caused by the coronavirus pandemic (stock photo)

Researchers found that the mortality rate for breast cancer was 27 per cent lower for women aged 70 to 74 who turned up for screenings compared to those invited up to age 69

Women over 70 are being denied NHS breast cancer checks due to backlog

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world and affects more than two MILLION women a year

Written by Daily Mail

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