Coronavirus: Cancer patients ‘could die due to surgery delays’

26 March 2020 – BBC News

Gethin Williams, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport, has revealed that all surgery there had been affected. He also warned that some could die as a result of cancer surgery being delayed due to the pandemic.

He said staff were taking difficult decisions every day, as operating theatres became intensive care units.

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