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  • Roadblocks to Care

    Some cancer patients struggle to find transportation to their appointments. The coronavirus pandemic has further limited options for patients looking for rides.

    by Anna Goshua

  • Cancer Centers Cope With COVID-19 Surge

    Doctors at cancer centers in states with record COVID-19 hospitalization rates reflect on how lessons from early in the pandemic are helping them care for patients during the current surge.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Reasons to Hope During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Patient advocates learned about COVID-19 and cancer in an AACR virtual forum.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • In It for the Long Haul

    Doctors and researchers met online to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic changed cancer care in its early months, as well as how they can improve care and advocate for patients going forward.

    by Kate Yandell

  • The Pandemic’s Impact on Cancer Screening and Detection

    Delays in cancer screening and diagnosis due to the COVID-19 pandemic put people at risk.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • The Return to Work

    What happens if your workplace reopens before you’re ready to return or you’re an essential worker? For some people who have been diagnosed with cancer, accommodations may be possible.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Treating Cancer Patients With COVID-19: A New York City Experience

    An analysis of cancer patients who were infected with the coronavirus and treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City suggests certain risk factors may predict more severe COVID-19.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • COVID-19 Exposes Health Inequities

    At a symposium held during a virtual meeting of cancer researchers, panelists discussed the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on Black and Latino Americans, as well as members of other minority groups.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Cancer Care Moves Forward Amid COVID-19

    Following the arrival of the coronavirus in the U.S., people with cancer and their doctors are adjusting to new ways of doing things while continuing to seek and provide cancer care.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Trials Interrupted

    COVID-19 slowed or stopped enrollment in some cancer clinical trials.

    by Kate Yandell

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From the AACR

  • Cervical Cancer Awareness

    The incidence of cervical cancer has been decreasing in the U.S. in recent decades, aided by the implementation of human papillomavirus vaccines.

  • Breast Cancer and COVID-19

    Patients with cancer have a higher risk of mortality from COVID-19, and the pandemic is disproportionately affecting racial and ethnic minorities.

  • Harnessing Genomic Data

    As AACR Project GENIE marked its fifth anniversary, more than 7,900 individuals are registered to use the public data, and 296 papers have cited the registry.

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