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Call for independent review into Wexford missed cancers

Patients affected by the missed cancers controversy in Wexford General Hospital should insist on an independent review of their screening, it has been claimed. Around 600 patients who had undergone a colonoscopy, some as part of the State‚Äôs national bowel screening programme, BowelScreen, were recalled after two missed bowel cancer diagnoses at the hospital in 2014. Since then, the patient recall has discovered a further 12 missed cancer diagnoses at …Read More