Dr. Resta, Erin Lasher discuss drop in cancer screenings during COVID on WAMC Medical Monday

Jul 15, 2020


Regina Resta, MD and Erin Lasher, NP, who both see patients in our Troy office, are the featured guests on the most recent Medical Monday program, WAMC's weekly call-in program. 

New research shows preventive cancer screenings are down up to 90% in some cases, since the COVID-19 crisis began in March. Dr. Resta and Lasher talked about why early detection is critical in treating cancers and urged listeners not to skip an appointments for a mammogram, colonoscopy, skin check, and others. 

They answered questions about a variety of cancers and hematologic conditions, as well as new treatment options. 

Listen to the full program.