Giuseppe Curigliano, MD, PhD, on How COVID-19 Is Affecting Cancer Care: The View From Italy
COVID-19 and Cancer Care
Giuseppe Curigliano, MD, PhD, of the University of Milan, talks about how, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, he and his fellow oncologists have altered the way they treat patients with cancer. Filmed March 24, 2020.
Giorgio V. Scagliotti, MD, PhD, of the University of Turin, talks about the ways in which coronavirus reshaped Italian hospitals, mistakes made, and lessons learned. Filmed April 15, 2020.
Rafal Dziadziuszko, MD, PhD, of the Medical University of Gdansk, discusses the concerns his patients with cancer have about exposure to COVID-19 when they come to his institution for care and how he manages their fears. Filmed April 24, 2020.
Joseph C. Alvarnas, MD, of the City of Hope National Medical Center, discusses the patients with cancer who are at an increased risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19, including those receiving bone marrow or stem cell transplants and CAR-T cell therapy, and what they can do to protect themselves. Filmed April 17, 2020.
Karen E. Knudsen, PhD, MBA, Director of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, talks about what she and her staff have encountered during the COVID-19 crisis and how they and their patients are coping. Filmed March 25, 2020.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, would you still recommend immediate upfront autologous transplant in patients with T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma?
Recorded April 21, 2020.