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Coronavirus: Ohio State study to see if pandemic affected cancer treatment

The coronavirus is affecting us all in many different ways, including our lifestyles and health care routines. A group of Ohio State University researchers will be conducting a survey to see how much COVID-19 has impacted the ability of Ohioans to seek testing and treatment for cancer, how much it has changed smoking and drinking habits and exercise routines, and whether people have been isolated. They also want to see if poorer communities have been affected more than the community at large, said Electra Paskett, a professor and director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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