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GOECP/SEOR clinical recommendations for lung cancer radiotherapy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Aug 24, 2020 | Magazine: World Journal of Clinical Oncology

Felipe Couñago  1 , Arturo Navarro-Martin  2 , Javier Luna  3 , Nuria Rodríguez de Dios  4 , Aurora Rodríguez  5 , Francesc Casas  6 , Rafael García  7 , Antonio Gómez-Caamaño  8 , Jorge Contreras  9 , Javier Serrano 10


The coronavirus disease 2019 crisis has had a major and highly complex impact on the clinical practice of radiation oncology worldwide. Spain is one of the countries hardest hit by the virus, with devastating consequences.

There is an urgent need to share experiences and offer guidance on decision-making with regard to the indications and standards for radiation therapy in the treatment of lung cancer.

In the present article, the Oncological Group for the Study of Lung Cancer of the Spanish Society of Radiation Oncology reviews the literature and establishes a series of consensus-based recommendations for the treatment of patients with lung cancer in different clinical scenarios during the present pandemic.

CITA DEL ARTÍCULO  World J Clin Oncol. 2020 Aug 24;11(8):510-527.  doi: 10.5306/wjco.v11.i8.510