Treating Children with Cancer during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jennifer Levine, MD, and Maria Luisa Sulis, MD, MS

Recorded on June 5, 2020

Since its rise, the conversation surrounding the impact of COVID-19 has been primarily around adults patients. But how does this virus effect pediatric patients, specifically those with a cancer diagnosis? Drs. Jennifer Levine from Weill Cornell Medicine, and Maria Luisa Sulis from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discuss the severity of illness across pediatric patients with hematologic malignancies, multisystem inflammatory syndrome, decision making in whether to modify or delay therapy, and the psychosocial impact of the disease on patients and their families. Tune in to this important episode today!
JML Jennifer Levine, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY
sulis Maria Luisa Sulis, MD, MS
Physician Attending and Member
Department of Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

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