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Coronavirus SARS CoV 2
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June 10, 2020 • 5 Min

How COVID-19 Is Transmitted: The Latest Information

Virus in the air? Asymptomatic carriers? Surfaces? Pets? Find out the latest information about how COVID-19 is transmitted.

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June 3, 2020 • 4 Min

Confused about COVID-19 Testing? What You Need to Know

Confused by the information about COVID-19 testing? Our article explains the types of tests, whether testing is readily available, and how to get tested.

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May 27, 2020 • 2 Min

Keep Your Glasses from Fogging When Wearing a Mask

Here are some tips from doctors on how to prevent your glasses from fogging up when you wear your mandated mask for COVID-19.

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May 20, 2020 • 5 Min

Reopening America: Guidelines For Pancreatic Cancer Patients

As states begin to reopen their economies, the threat of COVID-19 remains. Dr. Allyson Ocean has recommendations for pancreatic cancer patients.

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May 13, 2020 • 2 Min

Dos and Don’ts for Wearing Cloth Masks

Make sure you are wearing your cloth mask correctly to protect others from COVID-19 as you venture out more. And be sure to handle your mask properly after.

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May 5, 2020 • 2 Min

Worried About Getting COVID-19 from Shipped Packages? Wash Your Hands!

Can cardboard packages bring COVID-19 into your house? What should you do? The experts all agree: Wash your hands thoroughly after handling packages.

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April 28, 2020 • 2 Min

The Facts About COVID-19 and Pets

Can you get COVID-19 from your cat or dog? Can your pet get COVID-19 from you? Learn the facts about coronavirus and our pets.

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April 28, 2020 • 1 Min

Adapting Cancer Medicine Is Key Part of Containing COVID-19

In an interview with OncLive, Dr. Allyson Ocean discusses the risks faced by cancer patients in treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 22, 2020 • 2 Min

Understanding “Flattening the Curve” and Why it’s Important

“Flattening the curve” is often used in discussions of COVID-19, but if the curve flattens, is the pandemic over? Read our story to learn more.

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April 20, 2020 • 3 Min

COVID-19 and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials

How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting clinical trials? Learn more about what steps are being taken to protect patients on trials, plus more.

COVID-19 Tip of Week
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April 15, 2020 • 1 Min

Cancer and COVID-19 Resources in One Place

AstraZeneca has created web pages that link to information and COVID-19 resources for people facing cancer or chronic diseases during the pandemic.

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April 14, 2020 • 1 Min

Oncologists Are Struggling to Treat Cancer Patients Amid the Pandemic

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains the changes to her practice and risks she and her patients face as they battle cancer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 7, 2020 • 1 Min

Masks On: Prevent COVID-19 Spread

The CDC recommends that everyone wear cloth masks or coverings over their mouths and noses when out in public, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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March 24, 2020 • 7 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the March 2020 PancChat, pancreatic cancer experts discussed treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with other important issues for patients.

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March 13, 2020 • 7 Min

COVID-19: What You Should Do Now

Learn what you should do to prevent the spread of COVID-19, especially if you have a weakened immune system from pancreatic cancer treatment.