Cancer Patients Face Elevated Risk Of Harm From Coronavirus

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Fears about the new coronavirus continue to spread across Massachusetts — with about 100 residents testing positive for the virus.
Medical professionals are taking special steps to protect their most vulnerable patients from the pandemic — especially those battling cancer.
Craig Bunnell, chief medical officer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, joined WBUR's Morning Edition to talk about how medical institutions are keeping their patients — and cancer survivors — safe from coronavirus.

This segment aired on March 12, 2020.

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