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Short Communication

Updated general recommendations in cancer management during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines

20 Oct 2020
Frederic Ivan Ting, Marvin Jonne Mendoza, Danielle Benedict Sacdalan, Honey Sarita Abarquez, Arnold John Uson

In May 2020, the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology published its initial recommendations on the treatment of cancer patients during the SARS-Cov-2 pandemic. The objective of this update is to provide answers to the questions pertaining to the diagnostic testing of SARS-CoV-2 for both cancer patients and healthcare professionals caring for cancer patients, as well as the recommended protective measures and practices that may be instituted in healthcare facilities.

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