COVID-19 and Breast Cancer Care: Follow-Up Questions

COVID-19 and Breast Cancer Care: Follow-Up Questions

Brian Wojciechowski, MD, answers questions about stress and the immune system, COVID-19 and metastatic breast cancer, talking to your treatment team about safety protocols, and more.
Sep 17, 2020
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On July 30, 2020, Breastcancer.org hosted a virtual town hall to hear from medical experts and patients about the effect of COVID-19 on breast cancer care. During the town hall, the medical experts answered many questions, but didn’t have time to answer all of them. In this podcast, Breastcancer.org medical adviser Dr. Brian Wojciechowski answers the rest of the questions.

If you’d like more information, visit our special report on COVID-19 and breast cancer care.

Dr. Wojciechowski practices medical oncology in Delaware County, Pennsylvania at Riddle, Taylor, and Crozer hospitals. He trained at Temple University School of Medicine and Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Wojciechowski is a sought-after speaker on the topics of medical ethics and the biology of cancer.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Wojciechowski explain:

  • what we know about how stress and anxiety can affect the immune system

  • how people diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer can protect themselves in public spaces

  • whether or not it is safe to get a chemotherapy port flushes

  • questions to asks surgeons and other doctors to ensure the proper safety protocols are in place

About the guest
 
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Brian Wojciechowski, MD

Dr. Wojo is a medical oncologist outside of Philadelphia, PA, with Crozer Health. His research has been presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, and he is a speaker on medical ethics and the biology of cancer. Dr. Wojo sees cancer as a scientifically complex disease with psychological, social, and spiritual dimensions.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:49 PM

 
 
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