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AACR Report on COVID-19 and Cancer

On February 9, 2022, the AACR released the AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care, a first-of-its-kind report that provides a comprehensive view of the burden of COVID-19 among patients with cancer; the challenges presented by the pandemic in cancer research and patient care; and the changes implemented during the pandemic that have unexpectedly improved research practices and access to care. The report also features the personal stories of cancer patients impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care.

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Media Coverage

See highlights of media coverage featuring the AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care below.

Bloomberg Opinion highlighted a feature from the report on missed cancer screenings.

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CBS Philly talked to Dr. Ana Maria Lopez, a member of the report’s steering committee, about the impact COVID-19 has had on cancer care.

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KYW Newsradio Philly interviewed Dr. Antoni Ribas, AACR Past President and the report steering committee chair, on findings from the report.

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The Star-Telegram spoke to Rachel Orth, a patient featured in the report, about her experience with cancer during the pandemic.

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HealthDay wrote about another patient in the report, Wenora Johnson, whose important cancer screening was delayed because of the pandemic.

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MedPage Today summarized the report’s findings and highlighted the potential benefits to changes made in cancer care during the pandemic.

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