Rethink Urologic Cancer Treatment in the Era of COVID-19 Rethink Urologic Cancer Treatment in the Era of COVID-19

Curative treatments for metastatic prostate, renal, and urothelial cancer should continue as usual amid the pandemic, but palliative and (neo)adjuvant treatments should be reconsidered, experts say.Medscape Medical News
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Google and Apple Launch Highly Anticipated Contact Tracing Technology The two tech rivals have developed the Exposure Notification technology which can inform someone if they may have come in contact with a person that was diagnosed with COVID-19. The move comes as more tech companies are stepping up to help in the fight against the pandemic. The Exposure Notification has the specific goal of rapid notification, which is especially important to slow the spread of the disease with a virus that can be spread asymptomatically. NFL Explores Modified Face Masks for Player Helmets The medical director for the NFL Players Associa...
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Madam — Significant oncology care reorganisation has been triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, with national guidance urging the avoidance of unnecessary face-to-face consultations and expediting stratified follow-up to incorporate virtual and remote clinics [1]. The roles of cancer follow-up are to dete ct early recurrence, monitor treatment side-effects and provide on-going support of patients.
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Sohan Lal Solanki, Raghu S Thota, Rakesh Garg, Anjali A Pingle, Jyotsna Goswami, Namrata Ranganath, Sudipta Mukherjee, Sameer Gupta, Shraddha Patkar, Rajesh H Chikkalingegowda, Tarun Jindal, Mukur D Ray, Sanjay Muralidhar Upadhye, Jigeeshu V DivatiaIndian Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 64(14):97-102 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has gripped the world and is evolving day by day with deaths every hour. Being immunocompromised, cancer patients are more susceptible to contract the infection. Onco-surgeries on such immunocompromised patients have an increased risk of infection of COVID-19 to patients and health care workers...
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Exercise appears to play a protective role for women whose breast cancers are...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women want breast cancer risk info from radiologists Screening reduces risk of breast cancer death by 41% Who gets breast cancer treatment during a pandemic? Many women at risk for breast cancer don't take action 4 ways breast imaging has changed during COVID-19
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Globally, more than 200 clinical trials have been suspended as a result of factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Medical News
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By HANS DUVEFELT, MD From the vantage point of our self-quarantined shrunken universes, we cannot see even the immediate future, let alone what our personal and professional lives will look like some years from now. Factories are closed, luxury department stores are in bankruptcy, hospitals have stopped performing elective procedures and patients are having their heart attacks at home, unattended by medical professionals. New York office workers may continue to work from home while skyscrapers stand empty and city tax revenues evaporate. Quarantined and furloughed families are planting gardens and cooking at h...
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Globally, more than 200 clinical trials have been suspended as a result of factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Medical News
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On April 20, the president calls a press conference to announce a breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19. It’s a new use for an old malaria treatment, he says, one that is seeing miraculous results among the country’s most ill patients. It’s so safe that even schoolchildren could take it. In fact, he urges them to do so daily, as a preventative. He admits that he, too, is taking the medicine. No, this is not the President of the United States touting an unproven remedy for a virus that has infected nearly 5 million people worldwide. It is Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina, who is just as wi...
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FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- Modest delays in cancer surgery due to the COVID-19 pandemic could have a significant impact on survival, according to a study published online May 19 in the Annals of Oncology. Amit Sud, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., from the Institute...
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