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COVID-19 and cancer in Africa

On Jan 1, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on cancer prevention and control in Africa, with immediate and anticipated long-term ramifications. The pandemic reached Africa when the continent was already struggling to deal with a growing cancer crisis, epitomized by more than 1 million ...

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A new #SciMagPerspective discusses the significant challenges #COVID19 imposed on cancer prevention & control in Africa & how the efforts to address these challenges highlight key opportunities where greater investment could improve cancer care globally. https://t.co/VtouoAc7kZ https://t.co/AsJvJtMT8l
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COVID-19 and cancer in Africa

COVID-19 and cancer in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on cancer prevention and control in Africa, with immediate and anticipated long-term ramifications. The pandemic reached Africa when the ...

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My coauthors and I focus on health disparities using specific countries across the income spectrum to highlight the challenges encountered by health officials, physicians, and patients at ...

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