The ABC breast cancer cluster: the bad news about a good outcome

Catherine Francis, Trish F Mannes, Leena Gupta and Stephen J Conaty
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (10): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb04082.x
Published online: 15 November 2010

To the Editor: We read with interest the report by Sitas and colleagues about the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) breast cancer cluster investigation.1 After publication of the final report on the ABC cancer cluster,2 the Public Health Unit of Sydney South West Area Health Service undertook a similar investigation.

  • Catherine Francis1
  • Trish F Mannes2
  • Leena Gupta1
  • Stephen J Conaty1

  • 1 Public Health Unit, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Thames Valley Health Protection Unit, Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, UK.



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