Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cancer care: A global collaborative study

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Published: 21 Sep 2020
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Prof Abdul-Rahman Jazieh - King Saud bin Abdulaziz University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof Abdul-Rahman Jazieh spoke to ecancer about the Global collaborative study presented at the virtual ESMO 2020 this year.

He initially talked about the number of countries participating in this study that evaluated how cancer healthcare systems were affected by the pandemic.

Prof Jazieh further went into some detail regarding the statistics of vulnerable patients and healthcare personnel affected by COVID-19 and how a “new normal” of cancer care has thus emerged.

He wrapped up by discussing the future of vulnerable patients and cancer care with regards to the current survey results.

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