Scoop Independent News HEALTH

29th May 2020

For those already diagnosed with cancer, treatment largely continued through the COVID-19 lockdown, according to analysis carried out by the Cancer Control Agency.

Cancer Control Agency Chief Executive Prof Diana Sarfati says, “Medical oncology, radiation oncology and cancer surgery were well maintained over the period of the lockdown. This is a testament to the determination and innovation of all those in the cancer sector who have worked hard to make sure treatment continued for their patients.”

However, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant disruption to diagnostic services. Read More