Cancer in a COVID-19 world: a live webcast with McGill experts

As the world’s attention is focused on COVID-19, what effect is this having on cancer research and clinical activity? How are oncologists balancing the safety of their patients with the need to deliver life-sustaining treatments? And can recent advances made in cancer research provide infectious disease experts with the tools they need to better understand COVID-19 and develop treatments and vaccines?

In this webcast, three of McGill’s leading cancer experts tackle your most pressing questions about current cancer patient care, the status of research activity during the COVID-19 pandemic and ways in which cancer researchers are lending their support to the global fight for medical solutions.


Prof. Morag Park, Professor, Departments of Oncology, Biochemistry, and Medicine, and Director of McGill’s Goodman Cancer Research Centre.

Dr. George Zogopoulos, Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery and Oncology, transplant surgeon at the McGill University Health Centre, and Director of the Quebec Pancreas Cancer Study.

Dr. Sarit Assouline, Associate Professor, McGill Department of Oncology, Physician, Division of Hematology, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, and Senior Investigator, Lady Davis Institute.

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