Category: Cancer

Cancer Coronavirus Disability Japan

Cancer Screening Recipients Decrease 30 Pct in Japan in 2020

The drop in screening came apparently as many medical checkups were canceled due to the spread of the novel coronavirus and a lot of people refrained from visiting doctors amid the epidemic.

Cancer Coronavirus COVID-19 Disability Japan

Japan’s coronavirus crisis means cancer patients are urged to postpone screenings

In April, the health ministry urged the country’s 47 prefectures to call off cancer screenings in principle to prioritize coronavirus-related treatments. The move was also aimed at avoiding the three Cs of closed and crowded spaces involving close contact, seen as high-risk environments during the virus crisis.