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COVID19 and cancer – making sense of the risk

Specialty Registrar and ECAT Clinical Lecturer in Medical Oncology Dr Karin Purshouse outlines the early evidence around the risk posed by COVID19 to patients with cancer Cancer centres across the UK have radically changed their approach to managing patients with cancer in response to the COVID19 pandemic. In line with NICE guidelines, this has included […]

UK Coronavirus Cancer Monitoring – Edinburgh Group

Project overview The Edinburgh Cancer Centre (ECC), on behalf of SCAN (South East Scotland Cancer Network), are contributing to this national registry of cases of covid in patients with a diagnosis of cancer. Analyses of the data collected will be reported on a weekly basis to provide cancer teams with real-time data to inform cancer […]

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