Lockdown could inadvertently cause a spike in cancer cases

Independent Online – As South Africa finally heads towards level 1 of the lockdown, there are now fears that the country could be sitting on a time bomb of undetected cancer cases.

“The issue with cancer is that you can have a symptom like back pain which could just be a muscle problem or it could be cancer, but you won’t know until you go to a doctor but this has been challenging during the lockdown.”

Learn more here about how COVID-19 is having a widespread impact on cancer patients in South Africa