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Accessing cancer screenings and care during the pandemic on Coast Live

Posted at 12:37 PM, Jan 28, 2021

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - It’s a startling statistic, that Covid-19 has become the third leading cause of death in the United States in 2020. Still, cancer remains the #2 leading cause of death in the U.S. but may get overlooked as many individuals are avoiding going to the doctor to get screened for proper treatment during this time. get some advice for accessing safe cancer care during the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr. Lisa Richardson, Laura Makaroff and Dr. Robert Carlson explain why these appointments cannot be put on the back burner and how healthcare can still be accessed during this time.

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