COVID-19 Review Advance Articles pp 24462—24474

Clinical challenges in cancer patients with COVID-19: Aging, immunosuppression, and comorbidities

Figure 1. The characteristics of cancer patients with COVID-19. Cancer patients with risk factors were more susceptible to COVID-19, more likely to develop the severe form of the disease as well as develop poor outcomes due to aging, immunosuppression, and comorbidities. Management strategies including tele-medicine, pre-hospital screening, social isolation, personal protection, and so on were proposed to protect the susceptible population.