Lockdowns Left 12,000 Women With Undiagnosed Breast Cancer in the UK Alone

Almost 12,000 women in the UK were living with undiagnosed breast cancer at the end of May, new analysis suggests, and screening for the disease is still below pre-pandemic levels.

The charity Breast Cancer Now said that since screening resumed in the summer of last year about half a million fewer women had been seen than in the same months of 2018 and 2019.

Separate research from the University of Exeter warned that six out of ten patients showing common “alarm” symptoms for cancer were not referred on for urgent investigation.

In September last year Breast Cancer Now warned that a million women had missed out on breast cancer screening because of the pandemic.

Any woman registered with a GP is invited for NHS breast screening every three years between the ages of 50 and 71, although services were paused last year to create [an uneeded] capacity in the health service for coronavirus treatment and to reduce the spread of infection. They have restarted but are still subject to infection control measures that often mean that not as many patients can be seen during each session.

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin, chief executive of Breast Cancer Now, said: “Unfortunately, despite our hardworking NHS staff, screening services running at reduced capacity means that now 1.5 million fewer women have been screened: a staggering 50 per cent increase since services restarted.

“Women with breast cancer are continuing to pay the price due to the impact of the pandemic and in the worst cases delayed diagnoses could mean that some women die of this devastating disease.” Based on NHS referral, treatment and screening data, the charity estimated that as of May this year 10,162 people in England, 1,067 in Scotland, 620 in Wales and 30 in Northern Ireland could be living with undiagnosed breast cancer.

The charity, along with the Royal College of Radiologists, is calling for more funding and a long-term strategy to ensure that NHS imaging and diagnostic services have enough staff to see and treat patients promptly.

NHS England has said that it would spend £50 million on breast screening to meet national standards and recover backlogs by March next year.

Source: The Times

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Drapetomaniac
Drapetomaniac
20 days ago

Since 99.9% of the people want government only .1% deserve any sympathy.

Sally Snyder
Sally Snyder
20 days ago

Here is an article that looks at the demographics of the unvaccinated:

https://viableopposition.blogspot.com/2021/10/who-are-covid-19-unvaccinated-and-why.html

Perhaps if governments, the legacy media and Big Pharma were more upfront about the real world safety of the vaccines and the odds of having a severe adverse reaction, those who are hesitant may rethink their hesitancy although in many cases, the concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines are set in stone.

Cap960
Cap960
20 days ago

Here we go again…let’s talk about women. Center of the world…
And how many Undiagnosed prostate cancer? Let’s have an article on that. If it’s good for the females it’s good for the males

yuri
yuri
19 days ago

probable that many serious illnesses neglected when medical mafias decided to perpetuate Covid hysteria

Jerry Hood
Jerry Hood
19 days ago
Reply to  yuri

Fu…k the Western degenerates, lets focus on the Slavic people enlightenment and leaving the western white trash behind!!!

Jerry Hood
Jerry Hood
19 days ago

UK NHS is zionist robbed enterprise, with thousands of jews wandering the streets of Camden and City of London burrow, enjoying rich life without any work! Schemming the poor NHS from its money!!!

Rife
Rife
19 days ago

Probably better since they won’t get butchered by the oncology racket.  “Send money, a cure is right around the corner” – century old fraud
Cancer has been cured numerous ways already!

Steve Kastl
Steve Kastl
19 days ago

The mRNA vaccine seems to increase cancers by preventing the immune system from killing cancer cells. Women had a 9% chance of getting breast cancer before. Now, with mRNA vaccine, maybe 25-50% chance? No one knows because no studies were done.

Jerry Hood
Jerry Hood
18 days ago

In UK, most women look like men…Ugly as their corrupted government…

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