Cancer patient getting treatment For those who are navigating cancer, there is a clear opportunity and responsibility for employers to better support them and their families. ((Photo: Shutterstock)

Nearly every one of us is connected to someone or is that someone who has heard the words no one should ever have to hear: You have cancer.

This year alone, the American Cancer Society estimates 1,918,030 new cancer cases will be diagnosed – a sobering statistic. The pandemic has undoubtedly had impacts across every aspect of life, especially when it comes to preventive health and, more specifically, cancer screenings. Sadly, 9.5 million people have missed screenings throughout the pandemic according to the White House, and a recent study by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) reports that CT scans to detect cancer fell by 82% during the peak of COVID-19 with scans for initial workup, active disease, and surveillance all declining significantly.

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