Cancer Care in the Age of COVID-19: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Bobby Reddy

August 5, 2020

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In, and Sandeep “Bobby” Reddy, MD, an oncologist at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and chief medical officer of NantHealth, discuss the clinical care of patients with cancer in the age of COVID-19.

While there remain a lot of unknowns about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the risk of infection facing patients with cancer, it is known that when they do contract the virus, they are at a higher risk of mortality, explained Sandeep “Bobby” Reddy, MD, an oncologist at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and chief medical officer of NantHealth, during an interview with Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In.

Reddy discussed the clinical care of patients with cancer in the age of COVID-19, including how care has changed as a result of the pandemic; best practices at treatment centers to protect patients and staff; recommendations for patients, whether they are in the middle of treatment, haven’t yet started treatment, or have discovered something worrisome but haven’t yet been diagnosed; and more.