A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: The Effect of Active Cancer Treatment on Severity of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic hit all over the world and cancer patients are more vulnerable for COVID-19. Mortality rate may increase up to 25% in solid malignancies. In parallel to increased mortality rates among cancer patients, safety concerns regarding cancer treatment has increased over time. However, there were contradictory results for the cancer treatment during pandemic. In this study, we assessed the effect of cancer treatment on the severity of COVID-19.

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