Dr. Pankaj Vashi examines recent studies showing that COVID-19 is not just a respiratory illness and may be causing digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) complications, especially in patients with cancer.
Nurse navigator Deborah Gomer explains the causes, symptoms, and prevention methods of mucositis, an oral and digestive system condition interfering with eating, swallowing, and talking and affecting roughly 50% of patients who receive chemotherapy.
COVID-19 has brought virtual learning into the mainstream, meaning that a child with cancer who learns from home is now in the same “classroom” environment as any other student, which can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
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