Review of the Impact of COVID-19 First Wave Restrictions on Cancer Care
datasetposted on 15.10.2021, 10:48 by Collateral GlobalCollateral Global
The COVID-19 pandemic led to wide-scale global disruption of cancer care across a broad range of cancers. Sixty-nine studies from 23 countries report changes in the patterns of screenings, diagnoses, waiting lists and treatments for cancer related to restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Fourteen studies report an increase in later-stage cancer presentations. Future restrictions should consider the disruptions to cancer care pathways and plan to prevent the unnecessary harms.
Appendix 1. Review of the Impact of COVID-19 First Wave Restrictions on Cancer Care
Appendix 2. Table of Included Studies (n=69)