A man receives radiation therapy treatment for his cancer. Cancer patients have seen waiting times increase and treatment options delayed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock A man receives radiation therapy treatment for his cancer. Cancer patients have seen waiting times increase and treatment options delayed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock
A man receives radiation therapy treatment for his cancer. Cancer patients have seen waiting times increase and treatment options delayed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock

Letters | Focus on coronavirus should not come at the cost of cancer care

  • The shift in health care resources to contain the pandemic has affected the allocation of resources to other diseases, such as cancer
  • It is important cancer patients are not alienated during the pandemic as doubts over funding for cancer diagnosis and treatment have increased their worries

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A man receives radiation therapy treatment for his cancer. Cancer patients have seen waiting times increase and treatment options delayed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock A man receives radiation therapy treatment for his cancer. Cancer patients have seen waiting times increase and treatment options delayed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock
A man receives radiation therapy treatment for his cancer. Cancer patients have seen waiting times increase and treatment options delayed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock
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