AT THE HEIGHT OF THE PANDEMIC IN THE U.S., ROUTINE CANCER SCREENINGS DECLINED BY 90%.1
To put that into perspective: an estimated 9.4 million cancer screenings were postponed from January to July 2020.2 As screenings resumed, later-stage cancers were diagnosed — ones that could have been caught earlier. As the number of cancer diagnoses increases, the need for a healthier workplace becomes even more critical. Investing in a cancer benefits strategy that spans prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship is smart business.
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1“Association of cancer screening deficit in the United States with the COVID-19 pandemic,” JAMA Oncology, 29 April 2021. 2”Screenings For Cancer Dropped Dramatically During The Pandemic,” National Public Radio, July 12, 2021.
Kaiser Permanente health plans around the country: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., in Northern and Southern California and Hawaii • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia, Inc., Nine Piedmont Center, 3495 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., 2101 E. Jefferson St., Rockville, MD 20852 • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, 500 NE Multnomah St., Suite 100, Portland, OR 97232 • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington or Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Options, Inc., 1300 SW 27th St., Renton, WA 98057
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