Laura Schad is executive coordinator of the department of public health and preventive medicine at Upstate.
How the pandemic impacted cancer screenings
The pandemic has affected how many people undergo screening for certain cancers. Research from Upstate's department of public health and preventive medicine explores what this means and the strategies designed to improve screening rates for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers. Departmental executive coordinator Laura Schad, who was project manager of the study, explains the importance of these cancer screenings and what the research showed.