Cancer patients can and must avoid this infection

Those being treated for cancer are among those most affected by the changes to healthcare brought about by the Covid-19 crisis

29th March, 2020
Cancer patients can and must avoid this infection
Patients who have just received the distressing news of a cancer diagnosis have on occasions been left wondering when their own treatment can start

Cancer patients and specialists in Ireland and around the world are currently grappling with substantial and wholly unanticipated disruption caused by the rapidly evolving Covid-19 epidemic.

Many cancer operations and clinic appointments are being cancelled or postponed. Radiotherapy services are being scaled back. Drug treatments are being delayed, discontinued or altered. Patients who have just received the distressing news of a cancer diagnosis have on occasions been left wondering when their own treatment can start....

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