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Dept of Health investigates breast cancer treatment concerns

Wed, 23 Jan 2013


Investigations are continuing at Noble’s Hospital after some breast cancer patients were told there may a problem with their treatment.

The Department of Health has picked up a problem in 22 women so far.

It says the original diagnosis of cancer is correct but there is an issue with the hormone testing which determines how patients should be treated.

Those people who are affected have been invited to discuss their treatment with the breast care team at the hospital.

Medical director Stephen Upsdell told us how the problem was picked up:

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