As the world marks the grim milestone of 5 million COVID-19 deaths, health systems and patients are living under the threat of a second COVID-19 related health disaster—an acceleration of illness and mortality born of health care delayed or abandoned over the course of the pandemic. This is particularly acute among those living with cancer. […]
Our mental health can suffer during this COVID-19 crisis. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has put together a resource page including advice and guidance to protect your mental health as well as material to help spread positive messages of compassion, mental health care and suicide prevention.
WomenHeart, the American coalition for women with heart disease, is developing informative webinars and videos from medical experts and Champions sharing what people with heart disease need to know about COVID-19.
What will the ultimate cost of COVID-19 be? In this insightful piece, Dr Tessa Richards discusses the wide impact on health of the COVID-19 pandemic, from the repercussions that we start to perceive to the potential and hidden figures.
The Coronavirus and the COVID-19 epidemic is of concern to many cancer patients who are in special need of cancer treatment and follow-up care which may have become inaccessible, and may not get access to appropriate care in case of a COVID-19 infection. The situation, individual risks and informational needs however differ from cancer to […]
The CML Advocates Network has launched a CML-specific COVID-19 resource page collecting all relevant information for CML patients in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. The patient-friendly FAQs from iCMLF are available in 7 languages: EN: English source text DE: German translation RU: Russian translation DK: Danish translation ES: Spanish translation CZ: Czech translation PL: Polish translation As the context is different for every cancer, […]
A resource hub put together by the National Kidney Foundation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of cancer care, putting cancer patients at higher risk of poor outcomes. The “Every Day Counts – The impact of COVID-19 on patient access to oncology care in Europe” publication aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the significant impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients and their access […]
Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) has developed a Q&A on COVID-19 vaccination for myeloma patients to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the approved COVID-19 vaccines in Europe. It is available in German, Armenian, Romanian, Spanish, Macedonian, French, Slovak, Hebrew and Lithuanian. Portuguese, Danish and Finnish coming soon.