Cancer care

Oncologists prepare for difficult decisions on deferred patient care in pandemic

Oncologists are steeling themselves to make tough decisions about rationing cancer care as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to gather pace. While COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations remain well short of the projected peak, Sydney oncologist Dr Deme Karikios says the growing outbreaks in the two most populous states are already squeezing hospitals’ ability to deliver ...

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