Number of US patients with newly identified cancers before, during COVID-19 pandemic

What The Study Did: Changes in the number of patients with newly identified cancer before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States are examined in this observational study.

Authors: Harvey W. Kaufman, M.D., of Quest Diagnostics in Secaucus, New Jersey, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.17267)

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