As the global number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise, there is increasing concern about the risk of infection and complications among cancer patients and cancer survivors. A previous study of approximately 1600 COVID-19 patients in China reported that patients with COVID-19 were more than 3 times more likely to have cancer or be cancer […]

In this time of international emergency when COVID-19 is forcing country-wide shutdowns, cancer does not stop, and cancer patients need ongoing treatment and follow-up visits. Recognizing the need to continue treatment for patients with cancer while limiting the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has broadened access to Medicare services […]

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect many people in the world, especially patients who are undergoing healthcare treatments. How is this impacting the way physicians treat their patients? In a podcast, the management of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia during the COVID-19 pandemic is being discussed. The podcast features the chairperson of the […]

As SARS-CoV-2 infections have surpassed 1 million cases globally, healthcare systems and professionals are challenged with effectively caring for patients with COVID-19. As the medical community mobilizes to meet the emerging needs, and non-essential surgeries and myelosuppressive therapies are being delayed, oncologists and patients with cancer are faced with the question of whether to proceed […]

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us all to some extent. However, many pathogens more easily infect those who have concurrent illnesses or are immunocompromised, such as patients with cancer. Prognosis is likely worse in these patients. As the number of COVID-19 cases in China began to plateau in mid-February, doctors started to evaluate outcomes among […]