Two women have been diagnosed with breast cancer 3months after a computer error wrongly cleared them of the disease. This incident happened at the BreastScreen Victoria. Following the mix up of patient details officials had to re-examine about 5,000 mammograms of various women.
BreastScreen Victoria CEO, Vicki Pridmore said, "It is unfortunate that the initial diagnosis proved incorrect. We deeply regret having to inform these two women, who had previously been given the all clear, their screens were in fact not clear, with further investigation showing they have breast cancer."
AdvertisementHowever she is confident that such a mix up will not happen again.