News Stories

Stories about the public health crisis related to delays in care have appeared in dozens of newspapers, magazines, and medical journals. Below are just a few of the many articles published on this topic:

The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Erased Decades of Progress on Childhood Vaccination (September 15)

Time Magazine

Cancer Did Not Stay Home for COVID-19 (September 11)

Science Advances

Missed Vaccines, Skipped Colonoscopies: Preventive Care Plummets (September 10)

New York Times

Cancer Radiation Can Safely Proceed During COVID-19 Pandemic: Study (August 27)

U.S. News and World Report

Half of Breast Cancer Care Survivors Had Delays in Care Due to COVID-19 (August 18)

Science Daily

Coronavirus Effect: States Where the Most People Delayed Getting Medical Care Because of Pandemic (July 29)

USA Today

Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cancer-Related Patient Encounters (July 27)

Journal of Clinical Oncology Clinical Cancer Informatics

Patients are Still Delaying Essential Care out of Fear of Coronavirus (July 13)

The Washington Post


The US Healthcare Crisis is About to Get $52 Billion More Expensive (July 6)


Coronavirus Could Cause 35,000 ‘Extra’ Cancer Deaths (July 6)



COVID Has Derailed Health Care for Many Americans, Causing Countless Deaths (July 2)

USA Today


Excess Deaths From COVID-19 and Other Causes, March-April 2020 (July 1)

Journal of the American Medical Association


Physicians Urge Cancer Screening to Avoid Second Health Crisis (June 22)

Modern Healthcare


Nation’s Cancer Chief Warns Delays in Cancer Care are Likely to Result in Thousands of Extra Deaths in Coming Years (June 18)

The Washington Post


After Enduring COVID, Hospitals Brace for Cancer Onslaught (June 11)


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