COVID-19 Resources for People With Cancer

ASCO has compiled a number of resources to help people with cancer navigate COVID-19.

Coronavirus and COVID-19: What People With Cancer Need to Know

Cases of coronavirus disease 2019 have arisen all over the world. Here’s what people with cancer and cancer survivors need to know about the disease.

Available in English, Spanish (Español), Portuguese (Português), Russian (Pусский), Arabic (العربية) (PDF)

Common Questions About COVID-19 and Cancer: Answers for Patients and Survivors

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) are working together to provide information about how coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) could potentially affect the health and cancer care of people diagnosed with cancer.

Available in English, Spanish (Español), Portuguese (Português), Russian (Pусский)Arabic (العربية) (PDF)

COVID-19 Financial Resources for People With Cancer

A list of organizations that offer financial assistance for people with cancer who are affected by COVID-19. Available in English.

Managing Your Cancer Care During an Emergency

Information on how to prepare for and what to do during an emergency or natural disaster, including special considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Available in English and Spanish (Español).

When to Call the Doctor During Cancer Treatment

Information on preventing and identifying certain serious side effects of cancer treatment, including COVID-19 infection. Available in English

ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program: The Global Impact of COVID-19 on People With Cancer

The ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program was held May 29 to May 31, 2020. Read highlights of 2 studies addressing how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting people with cancer in English and Spanish (Español).

The Real-Life Impacts of COVID-19 on People With Cancer

Cancer.Net Editor in Chief Dr. Lidia Schapira talks about the real-life impacts COVID-19 has on people who are living with, being treated for, or have survived cancer. Available in English

COVID-19, Cancer, and Uncertainty: An Oncologist’s Perspective on Coping

Dr. Anthony Provenzano discusses how he’s seen COVID-19 impact people with cancer, including the uncertainty and fear the pandemic has caused and how people can cope. Available in English.

How to Safely Keep Up With Your Cancer Screening and Care During COVID-19

Dr. Abenaa Brewster discusses why attending your scheduled cancer care and screening appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic is so important and how to do so safely. Available in English

Coping With the Holidays During COVID-19 and Cancer

Dr. Lidia Schapira discusses how the holiday season will differ this year for people with cancer and their loved ones, and how they can best cope with those changes. Available in English