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COVID-19 Pandemic Causes Decline in Breast Cancer Screenings

Publication: KFDA-TV  (CBS, Amarillo)

Lova Arenivas, M.D., breast radiologist at Texas Breast Specialists–Amarillo, explains that at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Heath Cost Institute reported a 77 percent decrease in breast cancer screening nationwide. Due to the major decrease in mammography, experts estimate that over the next decade there may be an increase in the number of women dying from the disease.

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