Mobile cancer screening unit launched

Mobile breast cancer screening units have been launched to make it easier for women to be tested for the disease.

A patient is screened in Hull
A patient is screened in Hull

Around a third of women in the city ignore invitations to free screenings. It is hoped the new facility will encourage more women to attend tests.

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A quarter of women miss breast cancer screening

Women in East Yorkshire will be offered breast screening closer to home as figures show a quarter of those invited miss their appointment. It's hoped thousands of patients will be seen in a mobile unit this year.