Use these resources to learn about the impacts of Covid-19 on cancer patients. Information about the impact of COVID-19 on mental and physical health is also provided.

Resource Type
Cancer and COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)
Canadian Cancer Society
If you have cancer, you are at a higher risk for more severe outcomes of COVID-19. Cancer is considered an underlying medical condition. And some cancer treatments, such as surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiation therapy, can weaken your immune system and make fighting infections harder.
Maintaining your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
Canadian Mental Health Association - Manitoba and Winnipeg
This guide contains tips and resources to help patients and their families maintain their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
City of Toronto
This page includes a self-assessment, along with the telephone numbers of services in Ontario that you may contact if you have symptoms or questions. This page also provides a list of affected city services, economic support and recovery measures and information or advice regarding health, travel and prevention.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Government of Canada
This page includes up-to-date information on the COVID-19 situation in Canada, which includes the total number of cases in Canada and Canada's response to the pandemic. It also contains links to more information regarding COVID-19 symptoms, treatment, prevention, risks and guidance.
What people with cancer need to know about COVID-19
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (University Health Network)
Some treatments for cancer, mainly chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiation therapy can weaken the immune system during and after therapy. The immune system can stay weakened for weeks after treatment. You may have a higher risk of getting COVID-19 or having more severe symptoms if you get it.
COVID-19 information at UHN
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (University Health Network)
This page contains links to find information on everything you need to know related to COVID-19 and UHN. You will find information about going to a UHN facility, masking policy, visitor restrictions, the COVID-19 assessment centre, vaccine information, changes to services, information for patients, virtual care, COVID-19 resources and outbreak information.
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