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2020-06-01 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
2.4 MILLION patients are caught in coronavirus cancer backlog: Fears some tumours could become inoperable as screening checks, hospital appointments and vital treatments are being MISSED during lockdown
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Posted by Skidmark 2020-06-01 06:31|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [173 views ]  Top

#1 The death toll from the government cytokine storm over-reaction to COVID will kill vastly more than Kung Flu will.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2020-06-01 10:37||   2020-06-01 10:37|| Front Page Top

#2 And when those cancers kill them they can rightly be counted as COVID-19 deaths.
Posted by Glenmore 2020-06-01 13:18||   2020-06-01 13:18|| Front Page Top

#3 I think this kind of thing depends on the location. Here in Cincinnati I have a girlfriend who has fought cancer for three years, and had no problem continuing her chemotherapy treatments until her doctors concluded last week that it was no longer helping. She was immediately moved to hospice, and has been getting visitors daily ever since.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-06-01 17:44||   2020-06-01 17:44|| Front Page Top

#4 ^ My sympathies for your friend, TW
Posted by Frank G 2020-06-01 19:31||   2020-06-01 19:31|| Front Page Top

#5 Ditto. Sorry hearing about your friend TW. Sending prayers
Posted by Jan 2020-06-01 20:59||   2020-06-01 20:59|| Front Page Top

#6 Thoughts and prayers with your friend, tw.
Posted by Lex 2020-06-01 21:04||   2020-06-01 21:04|| Front Page Top

#7 Thank you, guys — I’ll pass that on. She and her husband have had three extra years to prepare themselves and us for this beyond what the doctors originally expected, and their faith has been their shield and comfort throughout. But the key point in this thread is the WuHu Flu did not cause any interruption of her treatment, though elsewhere in the U.S. plenty have and will die because their treatment was set aside for more important patients.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-06-01 23:11||   2020-06-01 23:11|| Front Page Top

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