Lung cancer ‘is forgotten disease of pandemic with 14k less patients referred’


LUNG cancer is the “forgotten disease” of the Covid pandemic with 14,000 fewer patients referred for urgent checks, a report claims.
Cancer Research UK said lung cancer has been hit harder than other tumours – with referrals still 39 per cent below pre-lockdown levels.
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114,000 fewer patients have been referred for urgent lung cancer checks, a report claimsCredit: Getty – Contributor
Delays in diagnosis and treatment can prove deadly if the cancer grows and spreads to the point where it becomes untreatable.
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