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Experts Address Difficulties in Lung Cancer Management During COVID-19 Pandemic

In an article published in The Lancet, researchers detailed the challenges presented for lung cancer therapy during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. 

As a result of the pandemic, physicians have been increasingly forced to select which patients should receive anticancer therapy on the basis of who is most likely to have a positive outcome. This scenario appears to be even more severe for patients with lung cancer due to the high risk of interference of COVID-19 with their treatment.

In the early phase of COVID-19-induced pneumonia, the main CT findings include multifocal peripheral and basal ground-glass opacities, crazy paving patterns, traction bronchiectasis, and air bronchogram signs. Characterizing the more advanced phase of the disease is a progressive transition to consolidation, togetherwith pleural effusion, extensive small lung nodules, irregular…

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