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5/14/2020 12:00 AM

Ask Dr. Markman: How long does the COVID-19 virus live on surfaces? Do men have a higher risk of getting infected?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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Drug treatment schedule

5/13/2020 12:00 AM

Changes in cancer treatment schedules may be possible, but proceed with caution

Cancer treatments are typically delivered on a strict schedule. Even so, changing treatment schedules during the COVID-19 pandemic may be possible.

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GI symptoms

5/12/2020 12:00 AM

COVID-19 and GI symptoms an added concern for cancer patients

COVID-19 is not just a respiratory illness. Many patients with the virus also experience digestive symptoms that may cause complications in cancer patients.

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Radiation therapy

5/8/2020 12:00 AM

How do cancer treatments damage the immune system?

It’s important for cancer patients to know how cancer treatments may damage the immune system, potentially leading to conditions that increase the risk of infection.

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5/7/2020 12:00 AM

Ask Dr. Markman: Can I participate in a clinical trial? Does having a BRCA mutation increase my risk of COVID-19?

Dr. Maurie Markman answered your questions about cancer, COVID-19, clinical trials and more in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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5/6/2020 12:00 AM

Need to relax? Here are nine easy ways to help ease your stress

Relaxation and relieving stress may help you remain strong and focused during your cancer treatment.

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Easy recipes

5/5/2020 12:00 AM

Cooking during COVID-19: Skip the store, raid the cupboard for these healthy recipes

Looking for meals that don’t require a trip to the grocery store? Here are six versatile recipes for hearty and healthy meals that can be made with ingredients most people have on hand.

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Dr. Julian Schink

5/1/2020 12:00 AM

New hospital guidelines to improve access for cancer care

New federal guidelines may now allow patients access to care that may have been put off

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4/30/2020 12:00 AM

Ask Dr. Markman: Will the BCG vaccine protect me from COVID-19? Can my pets get the virus?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions about cancer, COVID-19 and more in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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