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All oncologists know how anxiously cancer patients look forward to the availability in clinical practice of drugs that have yielded positive results in the registration trials.

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Declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization in mid-March 2020, by 3 May 2020 SARS-CoV-21 had more than 3,356,000 confirmed cases and about 238,700 official deaths.2 The priority of health authorities is to limit the spread of the virus by avoiding overcrowding of hospitals to provide the...

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Drugs & Elderly
Patients older than 70 years of age are at increased risk for severe forms of COVID-19 and for dying from the infection.1,2,3 The presence of multiple preexisting conditions, such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, diabetes, and renal failure, frailty, and an impaired immune response...