Cancer and cardiovascular diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic cretead to the healthcare system have made it necessary to adapt routines and services, with the objectives of controlling the spread of the virus and preserving health. Safe and correct management of patients in risks groups, such as elderly patients, patients with cardiovascular diseases, and patients with cancer, has become even more important. Thus, cardio-oncology has gained a new dimension, with the aim of adapting to patients’ needs during the pandemic by restructuring the system of care in a manner that offers quality and safety in healthcare.




Kawahara, L. T., da Silva Costa, I. B. S., Barros, C. C. S., de Almeida, G. C., Bittar, C. S., Rizk, S. I., … Hoff, P. M. (2020, September 1). Cancer and cardiovascular diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia. Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia.

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