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 ...
Thousands of extra CRC deaths predicted from pandemic screening disruption
By Mardi Chapman
23 Feb 2021