Differences in Outcomes, Factors Associated With Mortality Among Patients With, Without Cancer and SARS-CoV-2

JAMA Network Open


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About The Study: The results of this systematic review and meta-analysis of 81 studies suggest that patients with cancer and SARSCoV-2 infection had a higher risk of death than patients without cancer. Younger age, lung and hematologic cancer were also risk factors associated with poor outcomes from COVID-19.

Authors: Carlo Palmieri, B.Sc., M.B.B.S., Ph.D., of the University of Liverpool in Liverpool, United Kingdom, is the corresponding author.



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