An elderly woman takes a breather, on Cheung Chau island on April 26. Some senior citizens are uncertain about infection control measures at clinics and may miss scheduled cancer screenings. Photo: Winson Wong An elderly woman takes a breather, on Cheung Chau island on April 26. Some senior citizens are uncertain about infection control measures at clinics and may miss scheduled cancer screenings. Photo: Winson Wong
An elderly woman takes a breather, on Cheung Chau island on April 26. Some senior citizens are uncertain about infection control measures at clinics and may miss scheduled cancer screenings. Photo: Winson Wong

Letters | Coronavirus in Hong Kong: don’t let focus on Covid-19 take our eyes off cancer screening urgency

  • Regular screenings enable early detection of chronic illnesses like cancer and ease the long-term health care burden. Allay fears among the elderly about coronavirus infection at clinics with better outreach on safety measures.

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
An elderly woman takes a breather, on Cheung Chau island on April 26. Some senior citizens are uncertain about infection control measures at clinics and may miss scheduled cancer screenings. Photo: Winson Wong An elderly woman takes a breather, on Cheung Chau island on April 26. Some senior citizens are uncertain about infection control measures at clinics and may miss scheduled cancer screenings. Photo: Winson Wong
An elderly woman takes a breather, on Cheung Chau island on April 26. Some senior citizens are uncertain about infection control measures at clinics and may miss scheduled cancer screenings. Photo: Winson Wong
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