The economic impact of the pandemic, which is still taking shape, will likely lead
to many patients being uninsured, resulting in less access to medical care and ultimately culminating in an uptick in cancer-related mortality in the years ahead.
A review of the trending news in oncology online for the week of November 13, 2020, including recent news from the FDA on the cancer treatment paradigm, updates in oncology, and the latest information regarding COVID-19.
Many challenges have arisen as a result of the coronavirus 2019 pandemic, which is still impacting nations across the world. In the United States, oncologists have initiated research to provide wider understanding of the virus and the threat it poses to patients with lung cancer.
Significant short-term disruptions in care delivery were observed during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, which may have long-term consequences in morbidity and survival implications for patients who were unable to receive cancer screening, treatment, and surgery throughout this time.