COVID 19 AND CANCER
The COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts to stop it from spreading have had a heavy impact on the cancer community. The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic extends beyond the capacity to acquire healthcare services, disruptions and delays in receiving healthcare have a long-term impact on cancer patients' health and disease management. Cancer patients' and caregivers’ mental health has been severely impacted by the confluence of medical and financial stress in many cases. Cancer and its treatment can impair one's immune system and limit one's capacity to fight infections caused by viruses like coronavirus, putting patients at a higher risk of consequences.