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The Upside to Fewer Cancer Screenings in 2020

Screenings save lives, but can do serious harm too

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The coronavirus pandemic will surely prompt more death from causes beyond just Covid-19. There will also be a notable number of deaths from cancer since delayed screenings and diagnoses will mean worse outcomes for many. The Director of the National Cancer Institute predicts as many as 10,000 additional

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