Dáil Éireann - Volume 415 - 19 February, 1992
Written Answers. - Breast Cancer Study.
Mr. Allen Mr. Allen
176. Mr. Allen asked the Minister for Health if he will make a statement on a recent study carried out at St. Vincent's hospital, Dublin, which shows (a) that of 291 patients with palpable breast cancer, 48 tested negative in pre-operative mammograms and (b) that in the case of eight women, it was another ten months before cancer was diagnosed.
Minister for Health (Dr. O'Connell) John F. O'Connell
Minister for Health (Dr. O'Connell): I am aware of the study to which the  Deputy is referring. I have asked the people conducting the study to let me have a copy of the full report. I will communicate with the Deputy when I have had an opportunity to examine the report in detail.
Dáil Éireann 415 Written Answers. Breast Cancer Study.