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Go read this devastating look at cancers going undiagnosed during the pandemic – The Verge

Cancer screenings plummeted early in the pandemic as people avoided hospitals and doctors’ offices. That will cause an increase in cancer-related deaths.



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Cancer screenings were down as much as 94 percent in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic
A routine mammogram
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In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, as people avoided doctors offices and hospitals canceled nonessential appointments, routine cancer screenings plummeted. Now, were starting to see the consequences.
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