Coronavirus (COVID-19) clinical oncology resources

Read the Faculty of Clinical Oncology position on COVID-19 (published 6 May 2020)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): cancer treatment documents

Interim guidance for service recovery

​Personal protective equipment (PPE) advice

Patient information

The RCR has worked with leading cancer care charities and professional bodies to produce tailored information on protecting people with cancer from coronavirus when going for radiotherapy (link added on 18 May 2020)

COVID-19 discussion forum

NICE guidelines

Research projects

Journal articles

​There is an increasing number of publications about radiotherapy in the COVID-19 pandemic. We will not attempt to list them all here. The two publications from Italy are worth reading and there is a useful list of papers on the ASTRO website:

Other sources of information


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