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Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist who is the Founder and previously served as President & CEO, currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)

 

Corona Virus and Covid 19 - Key Questions Part Two - Do Cancer Patients Have a Higher Risk?
Webside Discussions - Corona Virus and Covid 19 - Key Questions Part Two - Do Cancer Patients Have a Higher Risk?
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Howard (Jack) West, MD
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In this video series, presented in April of 2020, GRACE Faculty and Members of the Board of Directors have a candid discussion regarding cancer and Covid 19.

In this time of social distancing and limiting clinic exposure, Dr. H. Jack WestDr. Jared Weiss and Dr. Ben Levy sat down in their respective homes to discuss some of the questions we all hear regarding these unprecedented times, and how they effect primarily cancer patients.

In this four part series, we discuss testing, ongoing cancer treatment, and many other issues relating to a cancer diagnosis in the middle of a pandemic.

 

  • Part 1 - Should cancer patients get tested even if they show no symptoms?
  • Part 2 - Do cancer patients have a higher risk for Covid 19?
  • Part 3 - What preventive measures are trustworthy?
  • Part 4 - Is the standard of care changing for cancer patients because of the pandemic?

 

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