Document Type: Letter to the editor

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1 Associate Professor, Department of reproductive health and Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Sexual and Reproductive Health Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran

2 M.Sc. Student of Midwifery Counseling, Student Research Committee, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari ,Iran

Abstract

Coronaviruses are important human and animal pathogens. Among all members of society, people with cancer are among the groups that need more attention and have highlighted high-risk groups. Evidence show that patients with cancer have an increased risk of developing severe forms of COVID-19 compared with the non-cancer population. Many cancer patients are trying to find a cure for their cancer due to cancellation or delay in their treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. At the time of Corona, alternative modified Procedures in counseling and treatment such as Home Care for Cancer Patients by telephonic interview. The goals were ensuring the continuity of care and to protect the health care professionals from the infection and might be helpful for cancer patients. Community participation, attention to health all cancers patients across all age groups, non-discrimination, access to quality services and information, and collaboration will advance the achievement of excellent health.

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