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Should cancer treatment be continued during the COVID-19 pandemic? A single Egyptian institution experience

23 Jul 2020
Enas A Elkhouly, Radwa H Salem, Mahmoud Haggag

The first confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Egypt was reported on 14 February, 2020. Menoufia Clinical Oncology Centre is at the forefront of delivering care to patients with cancer during this public health crisis in Menoufia Governorate, Egypt. This article highlights the unique circumstances and challenges of cancer treatment during this global pandemic and the importance of organisational structure, preparation and a shared vision for continuing to provide cancer treatment to patients in the face of uncertainty and rapid change.

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