Lessons learned from COVID-19 lockdown for cancer care: a nationwide survey of oncologists in Luxembourg

Claudine Backes, Valérie Moran, Guy Berchem, Nikolai Goncharenko, Stefan Rauh, Carlos Magalhaes, Marc Suhrcke, Laetitia Huiart, Sophie Couffignal, Guillaume Vogin, Michel Untereiner

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Abstract

COVID-19 is placing unprecedented pressures on healthcare systems. The current pandemic has required healthcare professionals to reorganise profoundly their everyday practice while trying to maintain standards of non-COVID-19 healthcare.
Despite measures taken by governments and healthcare providers, cancer patients may face treatment disruption. This study aims to improve the understanding of the impact of COVID-19 on clinical oncology activity from the perspective of healthcare providers in Luxembourg (...)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-61
JournalBulletin de la Societe des Sciences Medicales du Grand-Duche de Luxembourg
Volume2020/2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021

Keywords

  • Cancer
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare
  • Infection
  • Pandemic
  • Telemedicine

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