Two recent Lancet and Lancet Oncology papers report that cancer patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection have higher mortality rates. Common independent factors associated with increased risk of death were older age, history of smoking status, number of comorbidities, more advanced performance status, and active cancer.

Cancer Patients and Risk of Mortality for COVID-19 / G. Curigliano. - In: CANCER CELL. - ISSN 1535-6108. - 38:2(2020 Aug 10), pp. 161-163. [10.1016/j.ccell.2020.07.006]

Cancer Patients and Risk of Mortality for COVID-19

G. Curigliano
2020

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Two recent Lancet and Lancet Oncology papers report that cancer patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection have higher mortality rates. Common independent factors associated with increased risk of death were older age, history of smoking status, number of comorbidities, more advanced performance status, and active cancer.
Age Factors; Aged; Betacoronavirus; COVID-19; Coronavirus Infections; Humans; Infection Control; Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient; Neoplasms; Pandemics; Pneumonia, Viral; Risk Assessment; Risk Factors; SARS-CoV-2
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