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The number of people who underwent cancer screenings in Japan in the first half of the year was around 17% lower than in the pre-pandemic first half of 2019, the Japan Cancer Society said Saturday.

Although the figure for the first six months of this year more than doubled from the same period last year, the cancer society said that the coronavirus pandemic still kept many people from getting tested.

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