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BRIEF REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 213-216

Cancer care and COVID-19 pandemic: An experience from cancer center in North-East India


1 Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam, India
2 Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Manigreeva Krishnatreya
Room 3, OPD Building, Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati - 781 016, Assam
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/cmi.cmi_100_20

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Providing continued cancer care during lockdown for a pandemic is a big challenge. There are several issues like lack of public transport, facilities for lodging as most of cancer patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy are treated on day care basis, maintaining physical distancing in otherwise crowded government hospital, and safety of healthcare workers. We present here a brief report of the challenges and measures undertaken by a tertiary care cancer center in the North East India. Further, we also describe the pattern of cancer and consequent care of cancer patients' pre and post lockdown.


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