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.theguardian - 2 month ago

Nearly half with cancer symptoms in the UK did not see GP in first wave of pandemic

People avoided seeking medical help during first lockdown because they did not want to burden NHSCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAlmost half of those who had a potential symptom of cancer during the pandemic’s first wave did not see a GP, even when they coughed up blood or developed a lump, a new study shows.People held off seeking medical help because they did not want to waste health professionals’ time, add to the pressure on the NHS or go to hospital in case they caught Covid-19. Continue reading...


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