The COVID-19 pandemic has had a sustained negative impact on cancer services with an 8% overall reduction in cancer-related MBS services in 2020, according to a new Cancer Australia report. It shows that in 2020, there were 163,595 fewer cancer-related diagnostic procedures services for 14 cancer types. The impact varied by cancer type with the ...
Cancer services down by up to 14% due to pandemic, new report shows
By Michael Woodhead
30 Sep 2021