With the COVID-19 global pandemic, cancer treatment is being affected worldwide. Because cancer patients are more likely to be immunocompromised, they are twice as likely to catch the virus and are more at risk of severe COVID-19 disease compared to the rest of the population.

In this interview, Dr. Mudit Chowdhary, chief resident physician in radiation oncology at the Rush University Medical Center discusses why cancer patients are more susceptible to COVID-19, what cancer patients can do to protect themselves, and what oncology teams are doing to help.

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