Impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on cancer treatment
Penn State researchers provide informed commentary on the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on treating cancer, the leading cause of death in the developed world. Given the potential of COVID-19 to infect both patients and staff members, cancer facilities are currently triaging the care of cancer patients and adjusting the time until treatment initiation. Yet, most of the decisions about how to triage patients have been made without the benefit of a solid evidence base or guidelines.
To read more, visit the "Insights from Experts" website — a partnership of Penn State's Social Science Research Institute and the Center for Health Care and Policy Research.