COVID-19 may have lower-than-expected long-term impact on breast cancer mortality
1 month ago - By Healio
Disruptions in breast cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic may have a small long-term cumulative impact on breast cancer mortality in the U.S., according to study findings published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
“The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted breast cancer care in the United States dramatically, especially during the first few months of the pandemic. Mammography screenings and symptomatic detections decreased more than 80% during the initial months. Similarly, chemotherapy treatments were reduced or delayed,” Oguzhan Alagoz, PhD, Procter & Gamble Bascom
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