The government announced an independent inquiry into the full extent of what charities have called an “appalling error”, and said it would begin the “distressing” process of contacting families to establish whether they are owed compensation.
The benefits of national breast screening are contested, particularly in older women.
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“As well as apologising to families affected, we wish to offer any further advice they might find helpful including a process to establish whether a missed scan was a likely cause of death and compensation is therefore payable.
“We recognise this will be incredibly distressing for some families.” Public Health England said it is not possible to estimate how many women in this group may have cancer that was picked up late, or is currently undiagnosed, until these catchup screenings are complete.
Thousands of cervical cancer screening results are under review after failings at a laboratory meant some women were incorrectly given the all-clear.
Across England, PHE invites 2.5 million women, aged 50 to 70, to breast cancer screening each year, around 70 per cent attended in 2016-17 and 18,400 cancers were picked up.
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This led to a wider review which found the problem and other issues were replicated across England.
Of the affected group, 309,000 women are believed to still be alive and will receive a letter by the end of May telling them they may have missed screening and inviting them for a checkup now.