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Staying well together: Improve your chances with timely cancer screenings

When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in the South Suburbs last March, most people quickly learned that staying home was a good way to reduce the odds of contracting COVID-19.

Local health care professionals advocate one important caveat: Don’t stay home so much that you neglect other important health care measures, such as cancer screenings.
Dr. Masood Ghouse, an oncology specialist who practices at the Franciscan Health campus in Olympia Fields, said the pandemic contributed to fewer people seeking screenings.

Dr. Masood Ghouse

“In general a lot of people were scared . . .

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