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4/9/2020 12:00 AM

FAQ: What should I do about delays in my cancer treatment?

Dr. Sean Cavanaugh, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at CTCA, answers questions about how cancer treatments may be impacted by COVID-19.

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Stress

4/8/2020 12:00 AM

For cancer patients, COVID-19 may put their stress into overdrive

Cancer patients not only face the stresses of life like everyone else, they also deal with specific concerns associated with their diagnosis.

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Caregivers

4/7/2020 12:00 AM

COVID-19 and caregiving: Steps to take to protect cancer patients and yourself

Your job as a caregiver may be more important than ever—and more difficult during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Cancer diagnostics and screening

4/6/2020 12:00 AM

What’s the difference? Cancer screening and diagnostics

During the COVID-19 outbreak, doctors and patients may be faced with the difficult decision of whether to reschedule cancer screening or diagnostic procedures.

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Stay connected

4/3/2020 12:00 AM

During COVID-19, technology lets us reach out and visit those in isolation

Family and friends may not be able to visit loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak, but keeping in face-to-face contact is easier than ever before.

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Fever

4/2/2020 12:00 AM

COVID-19, the flu, a cold or allergies: What’s the difference in symptoms?

COVID-19, influenza, colds and allergies all affect the respiratory system, but in different ways.

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Telehealth

4/1/2020 12:00 AM

Telehealth visits during COVID-19: Five things you need to know

Cancer patients with upcoming scheduled appointments may be able to use telehealth services to avoid a trip to a hospital or doctor’s office and help prevent exposure to COVID-19.

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Dr. Julian Schink

3/31/2020 12:00 AM

Wearing a homemade mask: Does it protect you or others?

CTCA Chief Medical Officer Julian Schink, MD, explains why wearing a homemade mask to lower your risk of COVID-19 infection may have some benefits.

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Homemade mask

3/30/2020 12:00 AM

Volunteers stepping up during equipment shortage with hand-sewn masks for hospital workers

Recognizing the shortage of protective gear vital to keeping hospital workers safe, Americans have stepped up with offers to make and donate masks.

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