COVID-19 screening disruptions could lead to more colorectal cancers, deaths

COVID-19 screening disruptions could lead to more colorectal cancers, deaths

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted colorectal cancer screening programs around the world.To explore the impact of disruptions to cancer screening of all types, the COVID-19 and Cancer Global Modelling Consortium was established to inform responses to screening disruptions and guide policy makers and prevention practices during and after the pandemic.Using well-established and validated decision models, we analyzed a variety of scenarios for CRC screening disruption in Australia, Canada and the Netherlands. What we found would apply to some degree anywhere that has CRC screening, including theRead More

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