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Worldwide association of COVID-19 pandemic measures with cancer screening

JAMA Oncology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

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About The Study: The results of this systematic review and meta-analysis of 39 publications suggest that there is an association between the COVID-19 pandemic and a reduction in breast, colorectal and cervical cancer screening globally, which could be associated with an increase in the number of avoidable cancer deaths.

Authors: Paolo Boffetta, M.D., of the University of Bologna in Bologna, Italy, is the corresponding author.

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