Don't Let Covid-19 Delay Your Cancer Treatment - Video

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The Covid-19 pandemic creates an extra layer of concern for oncology patients who are just starting, in the midst of, or wrapping up treatment. The latest research has some unexpected good news. Watch to learn more.

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If you are a cancer patient you probably have a lot of questions about how the Covid-19 crisis might affect you.

Research shows more deaths among Covid-19 patients who have cancer than those who do not have cancer.

Yet there is some unexpected good news in the newest research.

While the death rate was higher for cancer patients with Covid-19. Chemotherapy and other cancer treatments did not increase the deaths.

More people with cancer died from Covid-19 was because they were more likely to have other factors that hurt their survival chances.

It is a very difficult time to navigate decisions around cancer treatment. For some, it might make sense to adjust treatment timing or change other cancer treatment elements. But it’s important to remember that not treating cancer also comes with risk and could cause more deaths than Covid-19 itself.

Talk to your doctor about the risks associated with delaying your cancer treatment during the Covid- 19 pandemic.

Remember, you can count on BioPlus in these tough times and in the better days ahead.

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