Cancer surgery delays could lead to 5,000 deaths, study warns

Cancer surgery delays could lead to 5,000 deaths, study warns

Delays to cancer surgery will lead to almost 5,000 deaths, a study has warned, amid growing fears about the broader impact of the coronavirus crisis. Analysis of Public Health England data by the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) found that patients could have to wait months for operations to remove tumours, while those who might […]
Covid-19 crisis may lead to 20,000 more cancer deaths

Covid-19 crisis may lead to 20,000 more cancer deaths

It came as a poll of 1,000 adults found that one in 10 people would not contact their GP even if they had a lump or a new mole which did not go away after a week, while a third are worried about seeking help during the epidemic. Forty per cent of those with concerns...
Experts threaten to lead us into a dystopia of inhuman mass paranoia

Experts threaten to lead us into a dystopia of inhuman mass paranoia

What would be the “new normal” for a whole tranche of the population is a kind of institutionalised paranoia about bodily contact. Even adults able to recall what real life used to be like would be locked indefinitely into a simulacrum of psychosis in which every...