Zainab Shahid, MD, medical director of bone marrow transplant infectious diseases at the Levine Cancer Institute/Atrium Health in Charlotte, N.C., breaks down when cancer patients should seek testing for COVID-19 and how they should be treated. Dr. Shahid also compares notes with Blood & Cancer host David H. Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, on how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world of medical education.
Topics covered in this podcast:
- How the education of trainees as changed.
- Use of telehealth screening and visits.
- COVID-19 case volume and when oncology patients should seek testing.
- Which patients should be considered immunocompromised.
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