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COVID-19 & cancer


22-06-2021 | ASCO 2021 | Conference coverage | News

COVID-19: Remote patient monitoring proves effective for outpatient management

A randomized trial and a cross-sectional analysis have found that remote patient monitoring had a positive impact on people with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic, while a survey suggests that patients also find the approach favorable.

12-05-2021 | COVID-19 | News

COVID-19 leaves large cancer screening deficit in USA

Breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer screening rates declined sharply during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic in the USA, and while they subsequently recovered, a large deficit remains, study findings indicate.

29-04-2021 | COVID-19 | News

Single COVID-19 vaccine dose insufficient for people with cancer

The booster dose of the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine should not be delayed in people with cancer, suggest the results of two studies showing insufficient immunogenicity with just the first dose.

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