gastroenterology
Cancer

Thousands of extra CRC deaths predicted from pandemic screening disruption

The COVID-19 pandemic will likely cause thousands of excess deaths from colorectal cancer in Australia unless catch up screening programs are urgently instated, say experts. Modelling done by the COVID-19 and Cancer Global Modelling Consortium working group predicted that disruption to screening and follow up colonoscopy for the diagnosis of colorectal cancer could lead to ...

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