Lung cancer and COVID-19: ensuring patients stay safe
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Lung cancer and COVID-19: ensuring patients stay safe

Lavinia Magee Nurse consultant, Thoracic oncology at Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

We need to work together to tackle the large drop in referrals for lung cancer in England during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed an unprecedented burden on health systems worldwide, and the devastating implications for cancer care are becoming more evident. For many of us working in cancer in the UK, 2020 has been challenging. We have had to adapt and react quickly to rapidly changing circumstances in the face of COVID-19 and this has undoubtedly put pressure on our nursing teams.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 20, 1, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/cnp.20.1.11.s7

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