Hamilton missing hundreds of cancer patients as COVID postpones screening


Hamilton missing hundreds of cancer patients as COVID
Hamilton missing hundreds of cancer patients as COVID postpones screening By Joanna FrketichSpectator Reporter Mon., Dec. 21, 2020 timer 4 min. read Eleanor Wood was diagnosed with cancer five…


Hamilton missing hundreds of cancer patients as COVID
Hamilton missing hundreds of cancer patients as COVID postpones screening thespec.com – Joanna Frketich. Eleanor Wood was diagnosed with cancer five months later than she should have been because of COVID-19. The 74-year-old Troy woman was supposed to get …


Pandemic worsened gaps in care, led to 30% fewer cancer
2:45 Health Matters: Pandemic led to 30% fewer cancer diagnoses in Alberta The COVID-19 pandemic is having a ripple effect on other parts of the health-care system and an Alberta oncologist is …


#ColorectalCancer topic on Flipboard
Hamilton missing hundreds of cancer patients as COVID postpones screening thespec.com – Joanna Frketich Eleanor Wood was diagnosed with cancer five months later than she should have been because of COVID-19. The 74-year-old Troy woman was supposed to get …


900 more health-care workers in Manitoba to get COVID-19 …
“This was a monumental week in Manitoba as the first few hundred doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered to the first priority group of health-care providers, bringing long-awaited hope to …


NHS faces lawsuits from cancer patients over scans, tests …
The NHS is facing scores of lawsuits from cancer patients who missed out on life-saving treatment because hospitals cancelled procedures when the coronavirus crisis struck.


When COVID-19 Postpones Your Screening Test or Surgery
When COVID-19 Postpones Your Screening Test or Surgery. By … primary care doctors have been called in to hospitals to help with the rush of coronavirus patients. Plus, the economic toll of not …


COVID-19 pandemic in New York (state) – Wikipedia
The first case of COVID-19 in the U.S. state of New York during the pandemic was confirmed on March 1, 2020, and the state quickly became an epicenter of the pandemic, with a record 12,274 new cases reported on April 4 and approximately 29,000 more deaths reported for the month of April than the same month in 2019. By April 10, New York had more confirmed cases than any other country besides …


Faecal immunochemical tests (FIT) versus colonoscopy for …
Objective The English Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) recommends 3 yearly colonoscopy surveillance for patients at intermediate risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) postpolypectomy (those with three to four small adenomas or one ≥10 mm). We investigated whether faecal immunochemical tests (FITs) could reduce surveillance burden on patients and endoscopy services.


Eight patients die after major coronavirus outbreak in …
Eight patients have died with coronavirus and six others are fighting for their lives after a coronavirus outbreak at a hospital in Wales sparked by a ‘super spreader’.