Crowdsourcing a crisis response for COVID-19 in oncology

Nat Cancer. 2020;1(5):473-476. doi: 10.1038/s43018-020-0065-z. Epub 2020 Apr 21.

Abstract

Crowdsourcing efforts are currently underway to collect and analyze data from patients with cancer who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These community-led initiatives will fill key knowledge gaps to tackle crucial clinical questions on the complexities of infection with the causative coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 in the large, heterogeneous group of vulnerable patients with cancer.

Keywords: Cancer; SARS-CoV-2; Scientific community.