COVID-19, Cancer & You


CBS Local Bay Area COVID Vaccine: CDC Anaphylaxis Study Reveals Individuals Most At-Risk For Allergic Reaction [published January 6, 2021] What cancer patients should know about the new COVID-19 vaccines [published January 5, 2021] – How a Couple’s Quest to Cure Cancer Led to the West’s First Covid-19 Vaccine [published December 2, 2020] Cancer Information-seeking in an Age of COVID-19: Findings from the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service [published November 23, 2020] Coronavirus and COVID-19: What People With Cancer Need to Know [reviewed and updated every day by [first published March 3, 2020]

Annals of Internal Medicine article – A War on Two Fronts: Cancer Care in the Time of COVID-19 [updated June 2, 2020]

The LancetImpact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the symptomatic diagnosis of cancer: the view from primary care [published April 30, 2020]

Cancer Updates, Research Education (CURE) article – How COVID-19 Affects Patients with Cancer [published March 31, 2020]




CDC How to protect yourself and others [updated November 4, 2020]

CDC Article Partner Update Call – Women, Caregiving, and COVID-19: A Delicate Balancing Act [published September 14, 2020]

SF ChronicleCoping with pandemic: How to draw your mental health road map in the Bay Area [published September 21, 2020]

Cure Magazine How COVID-19 Has Impacted Anxiety and Mental Health in Patients with Cancer [published May 12, 2020]

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center with Dr. Dianne Shumay –  Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19



Additional Information

COVID-19 In 2021: Ringing in Expectations For the New Year Webinar – January 27, 2021

Achieving Financial Resilience in the Face of Financial Setbacks. (PDF)

UCSF Covid-19 Virtual Town Hall Webinar [November 20, 2020] COVID-19 Blog: information for people with cancer (in English and Spanish) [published various dates]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): People Who Are at Higher Risk for Severe Illness  [updated June 25, 2020]

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN): Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for the Cancer Care Community

Video Presentation: UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center with Dr. Hala Borno CAB2 ChatnChew: COVID19 and Cancer