Gottlieb Addresses Coronavirus at Miami Breast Cancer Conference

Scott Gottlieb, MD, spoke about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during the keynote address at the 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference ®.
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Telephone interventions for managing symptoms in adults with cancer. This is particularly important at the moment for people with cancer, who have been advised to stay at home due to COVID-19.People with cancer experience a variety of symptoms such as depression, anxiety, fatigue and pain caused by their disease and its treatment. These are often managed, day-to-day, by patients or their family members. Poor management of symptoms may lead to other problems, such as difficulties in carrying out everyday tasks, poor sleep, and poor quality of life.Cancer specialists have developed psychological and educational interventions...
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We present a clinical interaction with a breast cancer patient with subclinical COVID-19 and the lessons we learned from this interaction. (see Fig. 1)
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By MICHEL ACCAD Last month marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of John Graunt, commonly regarded as the father of epidemiology.  His major published work, Natural and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality, called attention to the death statistics published weekly in London beginning in the late 16th century.  Graunt was skeptical of how causes of death were ascribed, especially in times of plagues.  Evidently, 400 years of scientific advances have done little to lessen his doubts!  A few days ago, Fox News reported that Colorado governor Jared Polis ...
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As the death tolls rise to the coronavirus pandemic, those of us who specialize in oncology are bracing for another wave of victims: People not yet diagnosed with cancer.
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Among the many remarkable things that have happened since the COVID-19 pandemic began is that a lot of our usual medical care has simply stopped. According to a recent study, routine testing for cervical cancer, cholesterol, and blood sugar is down nearly 70% across the country. Elective surgeries, routine physical examinations, and other screening tests have been canceled or rescheduled so that people can stay at home, avoid being around others who might be sick, and avoid unknowingly spreading the virus. Many clinics, hospitals, and doctors’ offices have been closed for weeks except for emergencies. Even if these f...
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The Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) released reopening recommendations on May...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Who gets breast cancer treatment during a pandemic? SBI releases coronavirus social distancing tips SBI cancels April symposium due to coronavirus Breast imagers cite high rates of burnout Radiologists mixed about synthesized 2D mammography
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Getting the news that you have cancer is overwhelming and frightening. The COVID-19 crisis adds another layer of anxiety. But know this: you can protect yourself from COVID-19 without compromising your cancer treatment. Don’t panic. In the vast majority of cases, a diagnosis of cancer is not an emergency even though it feels like one. There is time to learn about your options and sort out what is right for you. For now, there will be changes to how we do things. Some of the changes will feel disruptive, but many will lead to better, more patient-centered care. Minimizing your chances of exposure to the virus doesn&rs...
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Triangle Business Journal is hearing many stories about the people and businesses working throughout the Triangle lending a helping hand to those affected by the novel coronavirus. Much of this edition of TBJ Plus is dedicated to those stories. ALL-STAR HAND OUT: NBA star and Raleigh native John Wall donated more than 1,000 masks and hundreds of Chick-fil-A sandwiches to UNC REX this week in honor of his mom, Frances Pulley.  After a battle with breast cancer, Pulley passed away at UNC REX in…
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Susan G. Komen will double down on research and direct patient support and discard community grant making in a consolidation designed to strengthen the breast cancer organization ’s hand headed into the post-coronavirus era.
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