More Than 200 International Cancer Trials Suspended Due to COVID-19 More Than 200 International Cancer Trials Suspended Due to COVID-19

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 RAFAEL FONSECA, MD Reopening safely out of the current pandemic ought to be done via persuasion, not coercion. It has been more than five months since the world first learned about COVID-19. Models predicted a sharp increase in the number of cases, and a seemingly high likelihood the pandemic would overwhelm our hospitals. These models were often inaccurate, and we have all come to learn about the imprecision of epidemiological prediction.  Nevertheless, the infection is far worse than anyone initially accepted – becoming a staple of our generation. Fearing uncountable deaths and the possible need ...
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Doctors, scientists and occupational health experts from across the country are openly criticizing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent asbestos draft risk evaluation. At a virtual press conference arranged by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization last week, speakers labeled the asbestos evaluation inadequate and in need of serious revision. The year-long evaluation was required as part of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which was passed in 2016. It amended the original Toxic Substances Control Act, the country’s primary chemicals management law. “I am...
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Around 2.4m patients are waiting longer for cancer tests or treatment because of 'enormous disruption' to services during the coronavirus pandemic, a charity has warned.
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More than 24,000 cases of cancer have gone undiagnosed according to Cancer Research UKAlmost 2.5 million Britons have not been screened, tested or treated for cancer because the Covid-19 pandemic has led to “enormous disruption” of NHS care for the disease, experts have warned.More than 24,000 cases of cancer have gone undiagnosed as a result of the suspension of normal services while delays in treatment mean some people ’s disease is now inoperable, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) says.Continue reading...
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Almost 2.5million patients have missed out on vital cancer tests and treatment because of the pandemic. The NHS faces the shocking backlog of cases as it tries to return to normal.
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(JAMA Network) How the COVID-19 pandemic is associated with national enrollment in cancer clinical trials is investigated in this study.
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Publication date: June 2020Source: European Journal of Surgical Oncology, Volume 46, Issue 6Author(s): Afsana Elanko, Jim Khan, Zaed ZR. Hamady, Hassan Malik
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The novel coronavirus (CoV) pandemic is a serious threat for cancer patients, who have an immunocompromised status, and are considered at high risk for infections. Data on the novel CoV respiratory disease (COVID-19) in cancer patients are still limited. Unlike other common viruses, CoV have not shown to cause a more severe disease in immunocompromised subjects. Along with direct viral pathogenicity, in some individuals CoV infection triggers an uncontrolled aberrant inflammatory response, leading to lung tissue damage.
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Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020Source: European Journal of Surgical OncologyAuthor(s): R.H. Bhogal, P.H. Patel, S.L.F. Doran, S. Zar, J.M. Pollok, L.R. Jiao, W.H. Allum, M.A. Chaudry, S. Kumar
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