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Remote Solution for Symptom Monitoring and Patient Communication during COVID-19

Learn how one of first cancer treatment center networks in the United States is implementing a powerful new tool that helps improve communication and connectivity with patients and reduce patient visits to the clinic, thereby reducing patients’ exposure to the virus. “To protect our very vulnerable patients and our staff,…...

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How to Think About Your Cancer Care in the Time of COVID-19

“Getting the news that you have cancer is overwhelming and frightening. The COVID-19 crisis adds another layer of anxiety. But know this: you can protect yourself from COVID-19 without compromising your cancer treatment. Don’t panic. In the vast majority of cases, a diagnosis of cancer is not an emergency even…...

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Applying the Lessons of Cancer to COVID-19

Explore the insights one cancer survivor shares on how his diagnosis changed the way he thought about the future, and how those changes can help us deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are all reorienting now, reappraising, sorting what matters from what doesn’t. From the fear and uncertainty of this…...

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The COVID-19 impact on healthcare

The worldwide focus on the Novel Coronavirus has many worried that research and treatment for other diseases will suffer. Access to care and medicine can be limited by the strain the pandemic places on medical resources, and fear of the virus may be causing some to delay needed testing and…...

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Coronavirus questions to ask your cancer care team

Dealing with cancer is extremely difficult in the best of times and those facing cancer often don’t know the questions they need to ask. During the Coronavirus Pandemic, there are many more questions patients need to ask their care team about how the virus will affect them and their treatment.…...

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COVID-19 Shifts Oncology to Telemedicine

Telemedicine is playing an important role in helping to fight the spread of COVID-19 by reducing the need for patients to visit medical facilities to meet with physicians. While it is not without challenges as patients may not have access to or understanding of the technology, some doctors see it…...

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What cancer patients need to know about COVID-19

Cancer patients will typically have a weakened immune system as a result of their therapies making them more vulnerable to the Corona Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition to the steps everyone can take such as frequent hand washing, not touching their face, and social distancing, there are additional things cancer…...

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Boost your immune system to help fight disease

The science is not really settled on whether or not you can “boost” your immune system. The immune response is a complex system and there is still a lot that science does not understand about how it functions. We do know that there are steps you can take to keep…...

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The impact of exercise on cancer risk

There is strong evidence that higher levels of physical activity are linked to lower risk of several types of cancer including bladder cancer, breast cancer. colon cancer, stomach cancer and more. There is some evidence linking exercise to the survival of other cancers, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma, stomach cancer, and malignant…...

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Coronavirus insights for cancer patients

Patients with cancers such as non-Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and multiple myeloma face a higher level of risk from Coronavirus. Additionally, any patient currently undergoing cancer treatment faces increased risk as well. Read More...

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