Study predicts 3,000 extra cancer deaths as result of coronavirus pandemic

Disruption to diagnostic services and patients avoiding healthcare because of Covid-19 could see around 3,500 potentially avoidable deaths from the four main cancers in England, warn researchers. They said urgent policy interventions were needed to deal with the backlog of patients awaiting routine diagnostic services…

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