Cancer and coronavirus (COVID-19)
GatewayC has gathered the latest information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it may impact patients with cancer.
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Cancer Keys: Differentiation of the Cs in Lung Cancer: Cancer vs COVID-19
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd July 2020
Overlapping lung cancer and COVID-19 symptoms means that the message to patients about early diagnosis is negated by the messages necessary to control the COVID pandemic.
Cancer Keys: Persistent Cough – Think COVID-19, Think Cancer
Last updated: Friday 1st May 2020
There has been a significant reduction in suspected cancer referrals during the COVID-19 crisis. Yet, lung cancer is a major cause of premature death in the UK. Our latest cancer key focuses on persistent cough: think COVID-19, think cancer.
Resource: Updated advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) for people with cancer
Last updated: Thursday 16th April 2020
If you are a clinician working in primary care, a person living with cancer or have a family member or friend who is living with cancer; you may wish to read this updated information about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Resource: Unpicking the COVID-19 extremely vulnerable category for people affected by cancer
Last updated: Wednesday 15th April 2020
People with certain cancers and those who have received or are receiving certain treatments are at risk of severe illness if they catch coronavirus (COVID-19). One Cancer Voice charities (in partnership with NHS England) have confirmed the extremely vulnerable people category.