AACR cancels April meeting in San Diego

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AbstractPurpose of ReviewCardiotoxicity by anticancer agents has emerged as a multifaceted issue and is expected to affect both mortality and morbidity. This review summarizes clinical challenges in the management of oncological patients requiring anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation (AF) also considering the current outbreak of the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, since this infection can add challenges to the management of both conditions. Specifically, the aims are manyfold: (1) describe the evolving use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in AF patients with cancer; (2) critically appraise the risk of ...
Source: Current Heart Failure Reports - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
In this study, we aimed to address cancer-related operations during the COVID-19 outbreak. We retrospectively reviewed 26 patients who had undergone cancer surgeries admitted from March 13 to May 13, 2020, during the COVID-19 epidemic at Istanbul Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, as a pandemic hospital. A total of 26 cases of COVID-19 were enrolled in the study. Seventeen (65%) were female, and 9 (35%) were male. The mean age was 52.4 (range 28 –74). The mean body mass index (BMI) is 27.8 kg/m2 (range 17.6 –34.0). Eight of them had comorbidities. 7 patients needed an intensive care unit (ICU). Only ...
Source: Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
The objective of the narrative review is to describe what is COVID-19-related coronavirus (CoV), its structure and particle size, potential transmission routes, the risk of infection in patients undergoing blood transfusion or in patients with diabetes and cancer, and recommendations to prevent its spread in office settings, travel / recreation settings, residential and health facilities. This paper also discusses several groundbreaking approaches that are used to counter COVID-19. With this narrative review, we hope to raise awareness of the usual and unusual pathways of transmission and prevent the spread of this pandemic disease.
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
The rapid growth of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Wuhan, China, at the early December 2019. COVID-19 spread all over the word just a few months. The outbreak of COVID-19 infection poses major t...
Source: Infectious Agents and Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Cancer charity reels from effects of coronavirus on fundraising as it cuts sixth of workforceCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMacmillan Cancer Support has announced major cuts as it struggles with a coronavirus funding crisis, announcing plans to axe 310 jobs – around a sixth of its workforce – from next month.The charity, which had already furloughed approximately 30% of its staff, said it was forced to take drastic action because it was likely to lose tens of millions a year in voluntary donations over the next two years.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Cancer Health Medical research Science Society Coronavirus outbreak UK news Charities Voluntary sector Source Type: news
This article summarizes the effect of the global pandemic – and efforts to curtail its spread – on both breast cancer care and on breast imaging pract ices including effects on patients, clinical workflow, education and research.
Source: Radiologic Clinics of North America - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
Since its outbreak in the last December, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 has rapidly spread worldwide at a pandemic proportion, thus regarded as a global public health emergency. The existing therapeutic options for COVID-19 beyond the intensive supportive care are limited, with an undefined or modest efficacy reported so far. Drug repurposing represents an enthusiastic mechanism to use approved drugs outside the scope of their original indication and accelerate the discovery of new therapeutic options.
Source: European Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
ConclusionAfter cancer-related treatment, the gynecological cancer patients became more susceptible to COVID-19. Besides, the history of cancer treatment made the diagnosis of COVID-19 difficult, which also affected the treatment of COVID-19. Therefore, we put forward the corresponding therapy suggestions for gynecological cancer patients during the outbreak of COVID-19.
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
NEW YORK, September 8, 2020 — The CEOs of AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/NYSE: AZN), BioNTech (NASDAQ: BNTX), GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK), Johnson &Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), and Sanofi (NASDAQ: SNY), today announced a historic pledge, outlining a united commitment to uphold the integrity of the scientific process as they work towards potential global regulatory filings and approvals of the first COVID-19 vaccines. All nine CEOs signed the following pledge: We, the und...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news
The United Kingdom has been severely affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. As the National Health Service (NHS) has urgently prioritized management of this outbreak, the UK clinical oncology community has had to adapt rapidly to maintain cancer services and training. These unprecedented times have altered countless aspects of cancer care, education, and research, providing a legacy that will extend well beyond the pandemic that catalyzed them. This editorial focuses on 3 key themes that distinguish the United Kingdom from many other countries.
Source: International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Education and Training Source Type: research
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