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.
See highlights of media coverage featuring the AACR Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Research and Patient Care below.
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.Learn More
The Star-Telegram spoke to Rachel Orth, a patient featured in the report, about her experience with cancer during the pandemic.Learn More
HealthDay wrote about another patient in the report, Wenora Johnson, whose important cancer screening was delayed because of the pandemic.Learn More