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Newspaper/Magazine Article

Dramatic drop in cancer diagnoses amid COVID pandemic is cause for concern, doctors say.

Abdelmalek M, Bruggeman L. ABC News. May 14, 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic has reduced patient use of primary, preventive, chronic and cancer care. This article discusses how reductions in cancer diagnosis may represent a worrying trend that has the potential to reduce patient safety in this vulnerable patient population.