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Routine Cancer Screenings Plunge During COVID-19

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Alicia Green From: Since March, Americans have been urged to delay routine mammograms and colonoscopies to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. As a result, screenings for breast, cervix and colon cancer are down between 86% and 94%, according to new data from electronic medical records vendor Epic, reports STAT. Epic used data from 2.7 million American …