Screening invitations were not sent out to approximately 450,000 women aged 68 and over between 2009 and the beginning of 2018.
A number of women who missed screenings are understood to have since developed cancer.
This follows an IT problem in England which led to thousands of women not getting invitations for screenings. The health secretary continued that he was deeply sorry for any "pain" that was caused by this error, and that by the end of May, women under the age of 75 will be offered a routine mammogram.
It is believed local breast screening services across the United Kingdom are working with the NHS England and PHE to ensure all women and families impacted are contacted.
"We know this may leave many women with questions about breast screening", said Greenwood.
In the United Kingdom, women between the ages of 50 and 70 are entitled to a breast cancer screening every three years, as part of the government-run universal health-care system.
Mr Hunt went on to announce an independent review into the issue.
When the National Breast Screening Service was launched in 2009 the new IT was bolted on to the existing system.
Mahindra Rise, an Indian multinational vehicle manufacturing company has taken an initiative to create awareness amongst women in rural India against the Breast Cancer disease.
England's breast screening failure follows unrelated news in last week that more than 200 cervical cancer test results should have resulted in earlier intervention.
But Mr Hunt said those estimates came with caveats as it was based on on "statistical modelling rather than patient reviews".
"For those women who will have gone on to develop breast cancers that could have been picked up earlier through screening, this is a devastating error".
"We encourage women who have been invited for screening to see it as an important step in helping to look after their health, and to therefore continue to attend for screening if invited".
Ms Thomas said: 'It's absolutely critical we understand what happened and make sure this situation never happens to another person again.
"It's worth remembering that many breast cancers are still found by women themselves, outside of the screening programme, so if you notice any unusual changes in your breast see your GP straight away", she said.
Asked whether there were other options, her spokesman said: "Work has been ongoing on two options, that work has been proceeding". One European Research Group source told the Telegraph: "We have swallowed everything so far - but this is it".
The World Bank in its latest forecast said global prices of crude oil , gas, and coal will rise by 20 percent this year. Trading on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange is closed for a Chinese public holiday.
India will tour Australia later this year for the four-Test series which begins with the game in Adelaide on December 6. India and Bangladesh are the only two high-profile Test-playing nations to have not played a day-night Test yet.
Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson , meanwhile, called the announcement "great news for our city's booming innovation economy". The announcement details show that Amazon now employs some 1,000 researchers and engineers at its Vancouver facility.
The iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X are less than a year old but it appears that Apple has plans to provide more options for 2018. The results should also provide clues on the company's next strategy for its most-important product.
Sainsbury's said the deal will produce costs savings of at least 500 million pounds ($688 million) due to increased efficiency. In Britain's fast-changing retail landscape, Sainsbury's previously bought catalogue retailer Argos in 2016 for £1.4 billion.
VW has awarded battery-purchasing contracts worth 40 billion euros ($48 billion), double from just a few weeks ago. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website .
Pashinyan, a member of parliament in a small opposition party, received 45 votes, eight fewer than necessary to win. Mr Sargsyan, who had served 10 years as president, stepped down on 23 April just days after being sworn in as PM.
He said he was leaving to pursue interests such as working on his auto , playing ultimate frisbee and collecting Porsches. He's already sold $8 billion worth of Facebook stock since 2015, according to data compiled by Bloomberg .
The Triple - A report also adds that across the USA , there are numerous states where the price is $3 per gallon or more. High demand, economic growth and expensive oil prices have led to the increase in gas prices, the AP reported .
On the price front, input price inflation softened in April, while firms raised their selling prices at an accelerated pace. Part of the increase in purchase prices was passed on to clients in the form of higher output charges in April.
It could be recalled that in November previous year there was a bomb blast in Arhankulu area of Mubi where several were killed. This comes a day after President Muhammadu Buhari met with President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington DC, USA.
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