Researchers study impact of pandemic cancer screening pause
In Philadelphia, a large church partnered with local doctors and used its drive-thru flu shot program to also pass out stool tests for colon cancer screening. “That’s not to say screening is not important, but many people think that cancer screening saves more lives than it actually does,” Brawley said. AdResearchers from Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospital analyzed their screening tests for lung, cervical, colon, prostate and breast cancer. GETTING CREATIVEWhen 43-year-old actor Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer last summer, Miles feared for the 12,000 members of his Philadelphia church. Church members had to watch a video about colon cancer in advance and register to ensure they qualified for screening.