The World Health Organisation announced that breast cancer tops the list of the most commonly diagnosed cancers worldwide in 2020. Yet, despite these staggering figures, patients still encounter major barriers to access quality cancer care across Europe. The COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated this situation further, as the continuity of cancer treatments, trials and care have been severely disrupted.
To mark International's Women's Day on 10th March, Transforming Breast Cancer Together (TBCT) organised a virtual event raising awareness about this increasing health threat for women. The webinar brought together breast cancer patients, physicians and policy makers to discuss the realities of living with breast cancer during Covid-19. Isabel Rubio, BRESO Executive Committee member, talked about the negative consequences of the pandemic on cancer and delayed diagnosis.
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