Childhood Cancers

Reassuring findings on COVID-19 in children with cancer

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 ...

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