The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer care

Nat Cancer. 2020;1(6):565-567. doi: 10.1038/s43018-020-0074-y. Epub 2020 May 20.

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the spectrum of cancer care, including delaying diagnoses and treatment and halting clinical trials. In response, healthcare systems are rapidly reorganizing cancer services to ensure that patients continue to receive essential care while minimizing exposure to SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Keywords: Health policy; Health services; Oncology.