A British investigation into breast-screening which found a
concerning rate of over-diagnosis indicates about 180 women
will be treated unnecessarily each year in New Zealand,
University of Otago cancer-screening authority Associate Prof
Brian Cox says.
Any fallout from switching diabetics patients to new
glucose-testing equipment "hasn't really hit yet", several
weeks after the phasing-in period started, Diabetes Otago
office manager Noeline Wedlock says.