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Information about cancer and COVID-19 - Treatment

Australia & New Zealand

National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce
Caring for people with COVID-19
Date: 30-Jul-2020
Audience: Clinicians
Purpose: New living guidelines that will provide continuously-updated, evidence-based guidance to clinicians treating people with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infections across primary, acute and critical care settings.

The Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)
Australian and New Zealand consensus statement on the management of lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and myeloma during the COVID‐19 pandemic
Date: 15-May-2020
Audience: Clinicians
Purpose: Guidance to clinicians for patients with haematological malignancies during the COVID‐19 pandemic.

Australian and New Zealand Children’s Haematology/Oncology Group (ANZCHOG)
Updated advice for paediatric oncology and BMT patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Date: 08-May-2020
Audience: Australian and New Zealand paediatric oncology community
Purpose: Guidance for paediatric oncology and BMT patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Australian and New Zealand Children’s Haematology/Oncology Group (ANZCHOG)
COVID-19 Guidance for children and young people undergoing cancer treatment
Date: 25-Mar-2020
Audience: Australian and New Zealand paediatric oncology community
Purpose: COVID-19 Guidance and FAQ for children and young people undergoing cancer treatment.

Youth Cancer Service/Canteen
COVID-19 Resources for cancer care professionals
Date: 28-Apr-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Resources for health professionals who work in cancer care and their patients to deal with COVID-19.

Queensland Health
COVID-19 Cancer Guidelines
Date: 09-Apr-2020
Audience: Clinicians
Purpose: Guidance to support clinicians in treating cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Victorian COVID-19 Cancer Network (VCCN)
Victorian COVID-19 cancer network
Date: 29-Mar-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Provide support and advice to enable clinicians and health care services to deliver best possible care for patients with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weinkove et al, Medical Journal of Australia
Managing haematology and oncology patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: interim consensus guidance
Date: 20-Mar-2020
Audience: Health professionals including medical oncologists and radiation oncologists
Purpose: Summarises the clinical presentation and diagnosis of COVID-19 disease, provides factors to consider when managing patients with cancer, and discusses risk factors for severe COVID-19 disease.

UK

National Health Service (NHS) England and NHS Improvement coronavirus
Clinical guide for the management of noncoronavirus patients requiring acute treatment: Cancer
Date: 09-Apr-2020
Audience: Health professionals including medical oncologists and radiation oncologists
Purpose: Multidisciplinary clinical guide for the management of noncoronavirus patients with cancer.

BASO – The Association for Cancer Surgery
Pragmatic management of breast cancer during COVID-19
Date: 25-Mar-2020
Audience: Health professionals including surgical oncologists
Purpose: Guidance for the management of breast cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada

Canadian Urologic Oncology Group and the Canadian Urological Association
Framework for managing prostate cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic: Recommendations from the Canadian Urologic Oncology Group and the Canadian Urological Association
Date: 28-Apr-2020
Audience: Clinicians
Purpose: Multidisciplinary framework focused on prostate cancer management during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cancer Care Ontario
COVID-19 Supplemental Clinical Guidance for Patients with Cancer
Date: 29-Mar-2020
Audience: Clinicians
Purpose: Guidance specific to clinical care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cancer Care Ontario
Pandemic Planning Clinical Guideline for Patients with Cancer
Date: 10-Mar-2020
Audience: Multidisciplinary health professionals
Purpose: Recommendations for a systematic approach in determining priority for consultation and treatment of patients with cancer in Ontario during the time of a pandemic.

USA

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
ONS Information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19)
Date: 28-Jul-2020
Audience: Oncology nurses
Purpose: Information for oncology nurses around the novel coronavirus, personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety information, resources for patient care and support, nursing and professional practice information, and details on advocacy efforts during the pandemic.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
ASCO Coronavirus Resources
Date: 09-Jul-2020
Audience: Oncology community
Purpose: Resources to support clinicians and the cancer care delivery team to help ensure that individuals with cancer receive high-quality care, including patient care information, provider and practice information.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Short-Term recommendations for the management of chronic myeloid leukemia during COVID-19>
Date: 03-Jun-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Guidance in the care of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia during the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Short-Term Recommendations for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Date: 29-Apr-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Guidance in the care of patients with non-small cell lung cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Principles for management of colorectal cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
Date: 10-Apr-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Guidance for the treatment of colorectal cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Short-term recommendations for the management of T-Cell and primary cutaneous lymphomas during COVID-19
Date: 07-Apr-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Guidance for the treatment of patients with T-cell lymphomas and cutaneous lymphomas amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Management of prostate cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic
Date: 01-Apr-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Guidance is intended to provide a framework to think about how to manage prostate cancer patients.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Advisory statement for non-melanoma skin cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic
Date: 30-Mar-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Guidance for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Management during COVID-19 pandemic.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Short-term recommendations for cutaneous melanoma management during COVID-19 pandemic
Date: 25-Mar-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Short-term guidance for Cutaneous Melanoma Management during COVID-19 pandemic.

Europe

European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Management of patients with acute leukemia during the COVID-19 outbreak: Practical guidelines from the acute leukemia working party of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Date: 11-Jun-20
Audience: Haematologists
Purpose: Recommendations to help with the management of acute leukemia patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

France

A French intergroup clinical point of view (SNFGE, FFCD, GERCOR, UNICANCER, SFCD, SFED, SFRO, SFR)
COVID-19 epidemic: Proposed alternatives in the management of digestive cancers: A French intergroup clinical point of view (SNFGE, FFCD, GERCOR, UNICANCER, SFCD, SFED, SFRO, SFR)
Date: 14-May-2020
Audience: Gastroenterologists
Purpose: Guidance on diagnostic procedures, therapies and care strategies for patients treated for digestive cancer during the COVID-19 epidemic.

French High Council for Public Health (HSCP) 
The official French guidelines to protect patients with cancer against SARS-CoV-2 infection
Date: 25-Mar-2020
Audience: Oncology departments
Purpose: Guidelines to protect patients with cancer against infection, and cancer management in patients with and without COVID-19.

Japan

Japan Association of Molecular Targeted Therapy for HCC
Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) during the COVID‐19 Outbreak: The Working Group Report of JAMTT‐HCC
Date: 24-Jun-2020
Audience: Health professionals
Purpose: Guidance for the management of hepatocellular carcinoma during the COVID-19 pandemic.

International

International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)
Adapting care for older cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: Recommendations from the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) COVID-19 Working Group
Date: 16-Jul-2020
Audience: Geriatric oncologists
Purpose: Consensus recommendations on the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on several aspects of cancer care in this age group including geriatric assessment (GA), surgery, radiotherapy, systemic treatment, palliative care and research.

International Society for Pediatric Oncology (SIOP), Children's Oncology Group (COG), St Jude Global program, and Childhood Cancer International
A rapid global response for children with cancer from SIOP, COG, SIOP‐E, SIOP‐PODC, IPSO, PROS, CCI, and St Jude Global
Date: 13-May-2020
Audience: Paediatric oncology service providers
Purpose: Guidance on diagnostic and treatment protocols for children with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic.