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2314, 19 Jul 20

Breast Cancer Treatments Delayed

Between Cancer and Covid, I’d rather dance with the Rona.

As many hospitals and doctor’s offices limited patient appointments and surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic, a concerning side effect of the shutdown began to emerge. With fewer screening exams, patient visits and surgical procedures, breast cancer care took a frightening hit.

Regular breast cancer screenings save lives, but early in the pandemic, the American Cancer Society recommended that doctors postpone any routine breast cancer screenings or intervention to protect at-risk patients from potential exposures or illness.

“No one should go to a health care facility for routine cancer screening at this time,” Dr. Richard Wender, chief cancer control officer for the ACS, said in a statement on April 29.

But delaying those appointments didn’t just mean delaying regular breast exams. For some, it meant delaying preventative treatments, such as chemotherapy, designed to keep cancer from coming back. And as weeks turned into months, ACS eventually shifted its policy, encouraging women to talk to their doctor before potentially resuming their regular appointments.


2314, 19 July 2020


  1. Mar

    But but science says so.
    And as Le Roi would say,it’s their own darn fault.

  2. Kevin Scheunemann

    Awful what kiberals have done here with their scaremongering. Very anti-woman.

  3. Le Roi du Nord

    No mar, I didn’t say that. How did you ever get a teaching certificate, being as dishonest as you are?

  4. Mar

    Now, once again Le Roi, you are lying again.
    You are the one who it was the fault of those people who died from OD, suicide and other preventable deaths.
    You do remember saying that these were not strong people and it was their fault that they died.
    You do remember that, don’t you?

  5. Le Roi du Nord


    Never said those things, mar. What I did say was that things like driving drunk, or drug use, are personal choices, whereas catching coronavirus isn’t.

  6. jjf

    Le Roi, he’s so fascinated and obsessed with lying.  It’s bizarre.

    I wonder if hydroxychloroquine can cure it.  Or maybe a bright light, inside the body.  All this lying, reminds me of someone…  hmm, can’t place it…

  7. Mar

    Wow, Le Roi, you really have dementia. We have discussed this many, many times.
    And welcome back jjf, how was the weekend Klan meeting?

  8. Jason

    >You do remember saying that these were not strong people and it was their fault that they died.


    He did indeed say those things during a discussion on how much the Covid “Safer At Home” is impacting suicides, overdoses, alcohol related and domestic violence related deaths.  He cannot be trusted.

  9. Tuerqas

    What a waste of commentary, carrying on and on (and on) about half truths and lying about each other’s lies from far older posts.  My mother, sister and one of my nieces have had breast cancer.  The topic deserves a bit more respect than this.

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