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Poverty 'linked to breast cancer deaths'

New research reveals that hundreds of women from the poorest backgrounds in England are dying needlessly of breast cancer.

A study carried out for the charity Cancer Research UK suggests poorer women may be less aware of symptoms and more reluctant to see their GP.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 02 Nov 2013
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