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With a decrease in new cancer diagnoses of 37% since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, an estimated 22 million postponed cancer screenings tests, and 80,000 delayed or missed diagnoses, comprehensive cancer centers and integrated delivery networks across the United States are anticipating a major “shadow curve” in new cancer cases in the months and year to come. Burt Zweigenhaft and Timothy Kubal, MBA, MD, Senior Medical Director, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, take a closer look at the impact of COVID-19 in the treatment of patients with cancer and the challenge to meet the impending need.
The webcast on which this podcast episode is based was originally presented on July 29, 2020. The replay can be accessed here: http://www.valuebasedcancer.com/avbcc/covid-19-webcast-series/webcast-replays/2682-july-29-2020-comprehensive-cancer-care-centers-and-integrated-delivery-systems-update-covid-19-recovery-the-road-ahead.