The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all our lives in unprecedented ways. It has also severely impacted breast cancer screening. Missed screenings and ignored symptoms may lead to delayed cancer diagnoses that carry worse outcomes and require more aggressive treatment. It is critical for us right now to continue breast cancer screening and mammography care because early detection saves lives. In this Massachusetts General Hospital Blum Center presentation from October 12, 2022, Shinn-Huey Shirley Chou, MD, MPH, shares more on this topic.
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