How COVID-19 Is Affecting Canc...

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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Cancer Screening And Treatments

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:00 PM - 13 May 2020

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Concerns have been raised over the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on cancer screening services.

Figures have revealed that no mammograms were carried out in the month of April, while there was also a 96% decrease in the number of samples sent to CervicalCheck labs.

Will this pause in services result in delayed diagnosis or worse outcomes for patients?

Dr Doireann O'Leary, GP at MyCorkGP and health blogger, joined us for our weekly medical consultation to advise on some of the cancer red flags people need to watch out, and what services are currently available if you are showing any symptoms that are suggestive of cancer.

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