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Doctors still see patients delaying cancer screenings, treatment as pandemic wanes

[Fox 9 News, June 28, 2021] Doctors  say they’re still seeing patients delaying cancer screenings even after many COVID-19 pandemic restrictions have been lifted.

Doctors say cancer pre-screenings are down by more than half compared to their pre-pandemic numbers. They say waiting to be screened could be a matter of life and death.

"In my entire time as an oncologist, this has been the hardest year because we’re seeing such delays in patients getting their care," said Dr. Christian Squillante, an Allina Health oncologist.

Posted on June 29, 2021 in cancerVirginia Piper Cancer Institute

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