Treatment of cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines

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Published: 11 May 2020
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Dr Frederic Ting - Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines

Dr Frederic Ting speaks to ecancer in an online interview about the treatment of cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines.

He explains how measures taken to combat the pandemic are affecting cancer care, including that the majority of hospitals have suspended outpatient clinics in order to focus on tackling the virus.

Dr Ting describes how COVID-19 has interfered with the running of his hospital and he also gives his recommendations to help ensure a safe environment for the treatment of cancer patients.

You can read the article published in ecancermedicalscience here.