Getting the Covid-19 vaccine can cause temporary lymph node enlargement and result in a false positive mammogram.
Topotecan, a drug used in cancer treatment can treat patients with moderate to severe forms of Covid-19 reducing the severity and death rates of infection by suppressing inflammation in the lungs.
By being able to follow the history of the tumor in vivo, you reveal differences in the biology of the tumor that were otherwise invisible. Using CRISPR to catch cancer in the act.
It looks increasingly plausible that the same weapons we’ll use to defeat Covid-19 can also vanquish even grimmer reapers, including cancer.
Researchers have found a way to grow gold nanoparticles directly inside cancer cells within 30 minutes, which can help with imaging and even be heated up to kill the tumors.
Covid-19 testing is not recommended for most asymptomatic cancer outpatients and antineoplastic treatment can be resumed after resolution of fever or the passage of time in patients who have tested positive.
If you or someone you care about has cancer, that’s a lot to worry about. But with the added stress of Covid-19, you may be having a lot of other feelings as well. It is normal to have strong feelings at this time. Cancer is an underlying medical condition. So it’s natural to fear getting the disease. You may also fear that your cancer treatment will be delayed.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has specific recommendations for people at risk for serious illness from Covid-19 infection. While the situation continues to change, knowing some basic facts about what you can do to help protect yourself and others from getting sick can be very empowering.