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Coronavirus: Doctors worry about Ontario’s low rate of cancer screenings during pandemic

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Ontario data shows coronavirus case declines levelled off, postponed procedures pose major concern “Combine this with the likely rise in chronic disease associated with unemployment and our health system will need to be ready to handle a prolonged and substantial surge in the demand for post-pandemic care,” warned Dr.

Adalsteinn Brown, the co-chair of Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, during a news conference on Thursday.Displaying a graph showing life-saving colorectal, breast and cervical cancer screenings rising from the last spring’s standstill and dipping again late in 2020, Brown tempered his optimism.“(Cancer screening) has started to come back up again, but is not yet at pre-pandemic levels,” he said.“It’s important to.

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