Last updated July 14, 2020
Cancer patients are uniquely vulnerable to the novel coronavirus,
COVID-19, because their immune systems are compromised due to disease
and/or treatment. That’s why MD Anderson has taken special precautions
to protect the health and safety of our cancer patients when they
visit our campuses during the pandemic.
“From the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, MD Anderson has committed to...
Want to help a friend or loved one facing cancer during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but not sure how?
Last updated on June 24, 2020
The best things you can do to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are practicing social distancing, staying home and washing your hands frequently and properly, and wearing a mask when you go out in public.
“Cancer patients should wear a medical-grade face mask or fabric mask anywhere they go,” says our infectious diseases and infection control expert, Roy Chemaly, M.D. “Everyone...