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Survey of cancer care providers' attitude toward care for older adults with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BrintzenhofeSzoc K. J Geriatr Onco. 2020;Epub Nov 5.

Patients with cancer and their providers face numerous challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This survey of multidisciplinary providers treating patients with cancer identified several challenges to safe care provision, including lack of access to guidelines specifically addressing the management of older adults with cancer during the pandemic, delays in necessary treatment, and barriers to the use of telehealth.