• Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer's Tumor Burden and Care: a Multi-Center Study based in Northern Italy

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    The brisk remodeling in healthcare delivery observed after the COVID-19 outbreak led us to evaluate how the pandemic affected Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer 's care and tumor burden. To address this topic, we set up a retrospective real-life multi-center study based on the cities of Bergamo and Varese, whose provinces were the worst hit in Italy by the pandemic. We analyzed medical and pathological data from patients that underwent surgery in the two months preceding the outbreak in Italy and compared them to those who did in the corresponding bimester of the following year, reaching 214...
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