Early reports from a leading US cancer centre have provided reassurance that paediatric cancer patients are not at increased risk of COVID-19 infection or severe complications. Screening of 178 paediatric patients treated at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center found that 11.2% (20) tested positive for COVID-19 infection. However almost all of the children who ...
Reassuring findings on COVID-19 in children with cancer
By Michael Woodhead
20 May 2020