The SIOG COVID-19 working group recommendations on the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines among older adults with cancer

Mislang, Anna Rachelle, Soto-Perez-De-Celis, Enrique, Russo, Chiara, Colloca, Giuseppe, Williams, Grant R., O'Hanlon, Shane, Cooper, Lisa, O'Donovan, Anita, Audisio, Riccardo A., Cheung, Kwok-Leung, Sarrió, Regina Gironés, Stauder, Reinhard, Jaklitsch, Michael, Cairo, Clarito, Gil, Luiz Antonio, Sattar, Schroder, Kantilal, Kumud, Loh, Kah Poh, Lichtman, Stuart M., Brain, Etienne, Wildiers, Hans, Kanesvaran, Ravindran and Battisti, Nicolò Matteo Luca (2021) The SIOG COVID-19 working group recommendations on the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines among older adults with cancer. Journal of Geriatric Oncology, 12 (5). pp. 848-850. ISSN 1879-4068

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to negatively impact our society. Older adults are at increased risk of morbidity and mortality. People who are frail, living in residential care facility, and/or with comorbidities, including cancer are disproportionately disadvantaged. To reduce the risk of infection among older adults with cancer, several anticancer therapies have been prioritized, delayed, de-escalated, or omitted based on clinical need ([1]). However, public health interventions remain critical to mitigate transmission and minimize adverse outcomes. Of these, mass immunization is perhaps a more effective preventive health measure and potentially a key exit strategy from this crisis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: covid-19,cancer,older patients,siog,vaccine,oncology,geriatrics and gerontology,sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2730
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Chemistry
Faculty of Science > School of Pharmacy
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2021 00:40
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2022 00:25
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/79431
DOI: 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.03.003

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