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COVID-19 prevalence and mortality in patients with cancer and the effect of primary tumour subtype and patient demographics: a prospective cohort study.

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Background Patients with cancer are purported to have poor COVID-19 outcomes. However, cancer is a heterogeneous group of diseases, encompassing a spectrum of tumour subtypes. The aim of this study was to investigate COVID-19 risk according to tumour subtype and patient demographics in patients with cancer in the UK. Methods We compared adult patients with cancer enrolled in the UK Coronavirus Cancer Monitoring Project (UKCCMP) cohort between March 18 and May 8, 2020, with a parallel non-COV...

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ORCID:
0000-0001-7581-9051
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Oncology More from this journal
Volume:
21
Issue:
10
Pages:
1309-1316
Publication date:
2020-08-24
Acceptance date:
2020-07-21
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EISSN:
1474-5488
ISSN:
1470-2045
Pmid:
32853557
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1128990
Local pid:
pubs:1128990
Deposit date:
2020-10-05

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