University of Leeds | April 2020 | Leeds jointly launches first cancer corona virus registry
Cancer experts at three universities in the UK have launched a cancer corona virus registry; the monitoring scheme is a national project between oncologists at the universities of Birmingham, Oxford and Leeds. The project will pioneer the use of clinician-led reporting to track cancer patients and inform treatment pathways. It has been developed to ensure that high quality cancer care is being delivered across the country to safeguard patients.With the key objective being to identify and learn from every case of COVID-19 in cancer patients in the UK through comprehensive reporting.
The scheme will relay real-time daily updates back to individual cancer centres, providing valuable insights to inform key decision makers. Crucially, it will enable national monitoring of the impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients and cancer centres (Source: University of Leeds)
News release: Leeds jointly launches first cancer coronavirus registry
The UK Coronavirus cancer monitoring project A COVID-19 Live Clinical Data Dissemination System for patients with cancer
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