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Health Minister quizzed on breast cancer problems

Tue, 29 Jan 2013


The Health Minister will today be quizzed on why a number of breast cancer patients have been potentially given the wrong treatment.

The Department of Health recently confirmed that 22 patients were affected after a problem with hormone testing.

Patients are tested after being diagnosed with cancer to see what course of treatment they require.

Douglas East MHK Brenda Cannell will ask David Anderson to explain why the process has gone wrong and what action he intends to take.  She also wants to know what reassurance patients are being given.

Medical director at Noble’s Hospital Stephen Upsdell says help is available:

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