1. Ms. Medicine: Tools to identify breast cancer risk not always being used  LOCAL 12
  2. Women's cancer screenings fell by 80% or more during COVID  New York Post
  3. Cancer screenings down due to pandemic, experts say  13WHAM-TV
  4. HealthWatch: CDC Says Number Of Women Screening For Cancer Declined During Pandemic  WJZ
  5. Early pandemic spurred ‘sharp declines’ in breast and cervical cancer screenings: CDC  Fox News
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In April 2020, screenings among non-white and low-income women for breast cancer decreased by 84%, and by 84% for cervical cancer, when compared to the previous five-years of averages for the month of April, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.A new study has revealed that breast and cervical cancer screenings plunged by more than 80% among women, namely in underprivileged groups.

Women's cancer screenings down 80% or more during pandemic

Deborah Havert was first diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2017. Three months later, she had her first mastectomy, which ultimately removed three tumors. “Initially, it was supposed to be a lumpectomy, but the night before, after other testing was done, they figured out all three of them were cancerous so it had to be a full mastectomy," she said. Deborah Havert was first diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2017. Three months later, she had her first mastectomy, which ultimately removed three tumors. “Initially, it was supposed to be a lumpectomy, but the night before, after other testing was done, they figured out all three of them were cancerous so it had to be a full mastectomy," she said.

Cancer screenings down due to pandemic, experts say | WHAM

Cancer screenings down due to pandemic, experts say

Screenings for breast and cervical cancer among low income women plummeted early in the pandemic, with test volume picking up into the summer, according to a study linking the declines to pandemic-related closures and patients' fear of COVID-19 infection.Screenings for breast and cervical cancer among low income women plummeted early in the pandemic, with test volume picking up into the summer, according to a study linking the declines to pandemic-related closures and patients' fear of COVID-19 infection.

Early pandemic spurred ‘sharp declines’ in breast and cervical cancer screenings: CDC | Fox News

New data show women are skipping breast and cervical cancer screenings.New data show women are skipping breast and cervical cancer screenings.

Cancer screenings plummet thanks to the pandemic, putting women at risk: CDC | TheHill

New data show women are skipping breast and cervical cancer screenings.New data show women are skipping breast and cervical cancer screenings.

Cancer screenings plummet thanks to the pandemic, putting women at risk: CDC | TheHill