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Preventive Treatment

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 7 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the preventive schemes, such as screening for hormone originated cancers, which his Department is presently researching for cost-effectiveness, in order to expedite and expand the general availability of frequent and regular screening.

The only national screening scheme which is being researched for cost-effectiveness is embodied in the trials for the early detection of breast cancer taking place in Guildford, Huddersfield, Nottingham and Edinburgh.