One Million Women Missed Their Mammogram Because of COVID-19

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Because of COVID-19, almost one million women were unable to schedule their preventative mammogram screenings in 2020. Most hospitals canceled or postponed all medical procedures that were not considered urgent in order to stop the spread of coronavirus and focus on coronavirus patients. Of these one million women, Breast Cancer Now anticipates that around 8,600 people who missed their