COVID-19 pandemic: Opportunity to reduce, eliminate low-value practices in oncology?

What The Viewpoint Says: How the COVID-19 pandemic can reshape care in patients with cancer to focus on discouraging unnecessary in-person visits, testing and low-value treatments is discussed in this article.

Authors: Bishal Gyawali, M.D., Ph.D., of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.2404)

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