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Optimizing Cancer Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors: Giuseppe Curigliano, MD PhD; Stephen Chan, MD; William J. Gradishar, MD; Heather Wakelee, MDFaculty and Disclosures


Note: The information on the coronavirus outbreak is continually evolving. The content within this activity serves as a historical reference to the information that was available at the time of this publication. We continue to add to the collection of activities on this subject as new information becomes available. In order to facilitate disseminating this educational activity as quickly as possible, the associated slides and transcript will be included 1-2 weeks after the activity posting date.

Posted: 07/17/2020

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US hematologists/oncologists, primary care physicians, public health specialists, and preventative medicine specialists.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Challenges set by the COVID-19 pandemic in the care of patients with cancer
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Compare available tools to minimize the impact of the global disease in this vulnerable population of patients with cancer
    • Utilize expert recommendations to manage new paradigms observed in the COVID-19 pandemic for patients with cancer

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

Introduction to COVID-19 and Cancer Care

Join Dr Curigliano as he discusses the current data on COVID-19 and cancer care
Giuseppe Curigliano, MD PhD

Perspectives on Cancer Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Join Drs Wakelee, Gradishar, and Chan as they provide their perspectives on caring for patients with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heather Wakelee, MD; Giuseppe Curigliano, MD PhD; Stephen Chan, MD


Dr Wakelee summarizes the key points in care for patients with cancer during the pandemic.
Heather Wakelee, MD

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