Science | The pandemic indirectly hurts people who are dealing with other medical conditions
by Julie Borg
Posted 4/09/20, 11:00 am
In mid-February, doctors diagnosed 48-year-old Christine Rayburn from Olympia, Wash., with breast cancer that had already spread to her lymph nodes. Her doctor recommended immediate surgery to remove the tumor. But the hospital canceled the surgery as the COVID-19 outbreak ramped up in Seattle, just an hour north.