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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Diary Week 4: The 'New Normal' Is Not Temporary

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Don Dizon borrows a metaphor from cancer care to better understand how COVID-19 will continue affecting both his personal and professional life. Source link...
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COVID-19 Daily: Debate Over Vitamin D, Dogs Sniff Out COVID

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These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today. Source link...
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COMMENTARY: Will Coronavirus Restrictions Lead to More Advanced Cancers?

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The coronavirus epidemic will almost certainly shed new light on restricted medical procedures like cancer screening going forward. Source link...
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COVID-19 Antibody Tests Proliferate, but What Do They Show?

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They are being offered to healthcare workers, as well as to the general public, despite uncertainty over what they mean and their reliability. Source link...
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Diary Day 11: Every Obituary Deserves to Be Read

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Reading the daily obituary notices reminds Dr Don Dizon that COVID-19 can severely affect patients from all age groups. Source link...
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Diary Day 10: So Many Questions, No Answers

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When weighing the risks and benefits of COVID-19 infection and cancer treatment, there are no easy answers, writes Don Dizon. Source link...
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Diary Day 9: A Moment of Panic, Then Teamwork

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As Dr Dizon’s center enters the surge, he realizes that he probably shouldn’t have assumed anything about inpatient care. Source link...
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Cancer Patients Report Delays in Treatment Because of COVID-19

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A survey by the American Cancer Society shows that cancer patients have experienced delays in treatment, with some treatments not being rescheduled, in this COVID-19...
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Diary Day 8: I'm a 'Hugger.' Now I'm Socially Distant.

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Oncologist Don Dizon talks about how social distancing has robbed him of an essential part of doctoring: human touch. Source link...
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Oncologists Need to Advocate for Scarce COVID-19 Resources: ASCO

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As the COVID-19 pandemic forces rationing of scarce resources, oncologists need to advocate for their patients, says the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Source link...
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Treating Rectal Cancer in the COVID-19 Era: Expert Guidance

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An international expert panel has offered new recommendations for treating rectal cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic, which they drew up in 20 days. Source link...
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Diary Day 5: Facing Deployment

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Don Dizon talks with colleagues about the anxiety surrounding their pending deployment in the ‘war against COVID-19.’ Source link...
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Diary Day 3: Facing the Prospect of Dying Alone

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After planning for staffing and patient management at his institution, oncologist Don Dizon reflects on his personal risk in managing COVID-19-positive patients. Source link...
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19: Fears and Frustrations in the Healthcare Community

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The global pandemic has shone a light on the nation’s healthcare strengths and weaknesses. Here, HCPs share their thoughts on what’s happening today and ramifications...
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No Staff COVID-19 Diagnoses After Plan at Chinese Cancer Center

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Chinese researchers report that no staff members were diagnosed with COVID-19 after ‘strict protective measures’ for screening and managing patients with cancer were implemented. Source...
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Financial Toxicity Is Common With Gynecologic Cancers

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More than one fifth of patients who are treated for gynecologic malignancies experience financial toxicity, results of a single-center study suggest. Source link...
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Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Survival & NAC Use Continue to Increase

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Survival of patients with advanced ovarian cancer continues to increase, despite concerns that increased use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) could have a negative impact on...
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CARAVAGGIO Expands DOAC Pool in Cancer-related VTE

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Randomized but open-label data show apixaban was noninferior to dalteparin for efficacy but with less major bleeding, including problematic GI bleeds. Medscape Medical News Source...
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Guidelines on Delaying Cancer Surgery During COVID-19

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Cancer surgeries may need to be delayed as hospitals are forced to allocate resources to a surge of COVID-19 patients, says the American College of...
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Commentary: Lessons on COVID-19 From Low-Income Countries

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Physicians in lower-income countries routinely face the logistic difficulties and constrained resources now seen in first-world countries as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Source...

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