COVID-19 in the Cancer Patient.

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COVID-19 in the Cancer Patient.

Anesth Analg. 2020 07;131(1):16-23

Authors: Yeoh CB, Lee KJ, Rieth EF, Mapes R, Tchoudovskaia AV, Fischer GW, Tollinche LE

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first reported in China in December 2019. Since then, it has spread across the world to become one of the most serious life-threatening pandemics since the influenza pandemic of 1918. This review article will focus on the specific risks and nuanced considerations of COVID-19 in the cancer patient. Important perioperative management recommendations during this outbreak are emphasized, in addition to discussion of current treatment techniques and strategies available in the battle against COVID-19.

PMID: 32543802 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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