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Kingston Health Sciences Centre warning of breast cancer screening backlog – Kingston
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Kingston Health Sciences Centre warning of breast cancer screening backlog – Kingston

Local health officials are reporting another concerning side effect of the pandemic-related lockdowns. There’s been a serious lag in breast cancer screenings in southeastern Ontario.Kingston Health Sciences Centre is making it known that Kingston, Ont., is among many other areas that have experienced a decline in breast cancer screenings throughout the pandemic.In a news release, KHSC said that, along with people who were overdue for a mammogram before the pandemic, an additional 11,500 people have been added to the backlog in our region as a direct result of it. Read more: Kingston Health Sciences Centre unveils new breast imaging centre Read More Kingston Health Sciences Centre unveils new...