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27-08-2021 | COVID-19 | News

PTSD not uncommon in cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

Around a fifth of people with cancer included in the French COVIPACT study reported symptoms consistent with post-traumatic stress disorder during the first national lockdown in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, find the investigators.

17-08-2021 | COVID-19 | News

‘No specific concerns’ about Moderna vaccine tolerability in radiotherapy-treated patients

Researchers have found no significant difference in the tolerability of the Moderna SARS-CoV-2 vaccine among cancer patients who received radiotherapy in the 6 months prior to vaccination and cancer-free controls.

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.

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