OCTalks: the ethical impact of COVID-19 on the cancer field


In this episode of OCTalks, Senior Editor Rachel Jenkins speaks to Arthur Caplan, Drs William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics at the Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine (NY, USA), about ethics, cancer and COVID-19. They discuss the main ethical considerations for clinicians that have emerged because of COVID-19, how the US have differentiated between ‘essential’ and ‘non-essential’ cancer care and the ethical challenges that the healthcare world faces in the future linked to coronavirus. Contents: The main ethical considerations for clinicians related to COVID-19 – 50sec How can we define ‘non-essential’ cancer...

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