In a partnership between the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a national non-profit advocacy group dedicated solely to independent oncology practices and the patients they serve, and CancerCare, a national non-profit that provides free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical, and financial challenges of cancer, has launched the “Time to Screen” public awareness campaign.
A new study published shows a considerable drop in cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment for older adults in 2020, including an 85% decline in breast cancer screenings and a 75% decline for colon cancer screenings.
Experts say COVID-19 has caused many people to delay recommended cancer screenings, which are now at dangerously low levels.
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