Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, on Cancer Treatment in the Age of COVID-19: Personal Observations
COVID-19 and Cancer Care
Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic, talks about the ways in which social distancing and viral fears have affected the way he delivers treatment for his patients, as well as the effect on their psyches—and his. Recorded April 10, 2020.
Are you proceeding with front-line autologous transplant in patients with mantle cell lymphoma or delaying it during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Recorded April 21, 2020.
William A. Wood, MD, MPH, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Oversight Group Chair for the new COVID-19 registry, talks about why it was formed, how it can help patients and providers, and how it operates and could evolve in the future. Filmed April 3, 2020.
For patients with multiple myeloma who are currently on clinical trials, what are the most pressing issues as we fight COVID-19?
Recorded April 24, 2020.
Paul G. Richardson, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses challenges patients with multiple myeloma have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the research he and his international colleagues are conducting to better understand these difficulties and improve patient care.
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.