COVID-19 & Cancer

What Will the New Year Bring to Patients with Cancer?
COVID-19 & CancerInfusion of Hope
As healthcare professionals continue to manage the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the introduction of a vaccine allows patients with cancer to approach 2021 with cautious optimism for a better year ahead.
Telehealth Provides the Opportunity for Personal Interaction Despite the Pandemic
COVID-19 & Cancer
Jennie Crews, MS, MMM, FACP explains how telehealth helps bridge the gap of the loss of a face-to-face connection during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing audio and video elements.
Cancer During COVID-19: A Ticking Time Bomb
COVID-19 & Cancer
According to Pat A. Basu, MD, too many people are skipping treatments and routine screenings for cancer because of the pandemic. Read about the 3 things you could do to stop the cancer Shadow Curve and save lives.
Protecting Patients and Caregivers Returning to Work During COVID-19
COVID-19 & Cancer
Patients with cancer and their caregivers are expressing concern about returning to the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. Government mandates ensure safety in the workplace, but these mandates may not protect an immune compromised individual who may be protected under the law.
After a Year of Adversity, Gratitude Is Healing
COVID-19 & CancerHolidays & Cancer
2020 was a hard year for everyone, including patients with cancer who faced new challenges in these unprecedented times. As we reflect on this difficult year, it’s important to practice gratitude actively.
How Technology Lets Patients with Cancer Join the Fun During the Holidays
COVID-19 & CancerHolidays & Cancer
As we prepare for a socially distant holiday season, patients with cancer and their families can safely celebrate by participating in live video chats, phone calls, interactive games, and more.
How Virtual Learning Can Reduce Stress for Children with Cancer
COVID-19 & CancerPediatric Cancer
COVID-19 has brought virtual learning into the mainstream, meaning that a child with cancer who learns from home is now in the same “classroom” environment as any other student, which can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
GI Symptoms Linked to COVID-19 an Added Concern for Patients with Cancer
COVID-19 & Cancer
Dr. Pankaj Vashi examines recent studies showing that COVID-19 is not just a respiratory illness and may be causing digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) complications, especially in patients with cancer.
Impact of COVID-19 on Patients with Cancer and Cancer Research
COVID-19 & Cancer
Mehrshad Fekri, PhD Candidate at Islamic Azad University, reviews the ways in which COVID-19 has affected the world of cancer, including the impact on patient care and cancer research.
How Patients with Cancer Can Get Treatment Back on Track as States Reopen
COVID-19 & Cancer
As states roll out their reopening plans, patients with cancer need to start scheduling treatments that have been postponed or canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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