The coronavirus pandemic has delayed cancer screenings, as well as other procedures, and studies are looking at the short- and long-term effects. Photo: Shutterstock The coronavirus pandemic has delayed cancer screenings, as well as other procedures, and studies are looking at the short- and long-term effects. Photo: Shutterstock
The coronavirus pandemic has delayed cancer screenings, as well as other procedures, and studies are looking at the short- and long-term effects. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Coronavirus and the cost of postponed cancer screenings: short delays may not be too damaging, but early detection is still key to survival

  • The coronavirus pandemic played havoc with colonoscopies, mammograms, lung scans and Pap tests as medical staff focused on treating patients with Covid-19
  • Studies are now looking at the short-term and long-term effects of delays in screening and treatment for cancers

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The coronavirus pandemic has delayed cancer screenings, as well as other procedures, and studies are looking at the short- and long-term effects. Photo: Shutterstock The coronavirus pandemic has delayed cancer screenings, as well as other procedures, and studies are looking at the short- and long-term effects. Photo: Shutterstock
The coronavirus pandemic has delayed cancer screenings, as well as other procedures, and studies are looking at the short- and long-term effects. Photo: Shutterstock
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