Addressing your concerns about COVID-19 and Cancer

Share your concerns, questions, and challenges related to COVID-19 and cancer. Your responses will help to inform the resources we share in the coming weeks.

Social Media Toolkits

Cancer Screenings

Many people have missed cancer screening appointments during the pandemic. It's time to get back on track. Because cancer doesn't stop for a pandemic.

COVID-19 and Cancer Patients

We can all do our part to keep cancer patients and survivors safe during the pandemic.

Public Health Policies and Cancer Patients

How local governments and businesses can protect cancer patients from the risks of COVID-19.

Webinar Links

July 9: COVID-19 and Cancer Risk Reduction
June 11: COVID-19, Cancer Screening, and Routine Vaccines
May 14: COVID-19 and Cancer Treatment
April 9: COVID-19 and Cancer Patients

Related Resources

Cancer Patients

COVID-19: Addressing the Local Black Community, UW Cancer Health Disparities Initiative

Common Questions About the New Coronavirus Outbreak, American Cancer Society

Coronavirus and COVID-19: What People with Cancer Need to Know, Cancer.net

Staying Well While Staying at Home: A Guide for Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers and Family Members, CDC

Best Remedy for COVID-19 is Prevention, CDC

Coronavirus and Cancer Resources for Survivors, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should Know, National Health Institute 

Precautions for Cancer Patients, UW Health

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds for Cancer SurvivorsAmerican Indian Cancer Foundation

Health Care Providers

ASCO Coronavirus Resources, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Cancer Care in the Time of COVID-19, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Coronavirus Responses, Association of Community Cancer Centers

Healthcare Professionals: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers, CDC

Lung Cancer and COVID-19 Resources, Lung Cancer Research Foundation

JNCCN: How to Manage Cancer Care During COVID-19 Pandemic, National Comprehensive Cancer Network

COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders, National Health Institute

ASCO Special Report: A Guide to Cancer Care Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic, American Society of Clinical Oncology

How to maintain routine immunization rates during the COVID-19 pandemicImmunization Action Coalition

COVID-19 prevalence and mortality in patients with cancer and the effect of primary tumour subtype and patient demographics: a prospective cohort studyThe Lancet

COVID-19 Severity and Outcomes in Patients With Cancer: A Matched Cohort StudyJournal of Clinical Oncology

Related Transmission Risk

SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in Patients with Cancer at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Wuhan, China, Journal of the American Medical Association

Cancer Patients in SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Nationwide Analysis in China, The Lancet

Patients with Cancer Appear More Vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2: A Multi-Center Study During the COVID-19 Outbreak, The Lancet (Preprints)

COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders, National Health Institute 

Resources for Cancer Care Management

COVID-19 Clinical Oncology Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), American Society of Clinical Oncology 

COVID-19 and Cancer: Lessons From a Pooled Meta-Analysis, American Society of Clinical Oncology 

Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19 and its Impact on Cancer: How Cancer Centers Are Preparing for the Coronavirus, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Managing Cancer Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Agility and Collaboration Toward a Common Goal, Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

JNCCN: How to Manage Cancer Care During COVID-19 Pandemic, National Comprehensive Cancer Network 

Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cancer-Related Patient Encounters, JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics

Chemotherapy Treatment Modifications During the COVID-19 Outbreak at a Community Cancer Center in New York City, JCO Global Oncology

Chemotherapy and COVID-19 Outcomes in Patients With CancerJournal of Clinical Oncology

Practical Considerations for Treating Patients With Cancer in the COVID-19 PandemicJCO Oncology Practice

COVID-19 in patients with thoracic malignancies (TERAVOLT): first results of an international, registry-based, cohort studyThe Lancet

Chemotherapy and COVID-19 Outcomes in Patients With CancerJournal of Clinical Oncology

Volunteer Opportunities

Ideas For Wisconsinites Who Want to Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Wisconsin Public Radio

Volunteer Coronavirus Assistance System, Volunteer Coronavirus Assistance System 

COVID-19 & Cancer Risk Reduction Factors

A Person Who Smokes May be at Greater Risk for, and May Have a Harder Time Recovering from, COVID-19, Tobacco Free Wisconsin

Association Between Youth Smoking, Electronic Cigarette Use, and Coronavirus Disease 2019Journal of Adolescent Health