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How Will Patients With Cancer Fare During COVID-19?Many Unanswered Questions

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Article Information

Accepted for Publication: October 9, 2020.

Published Online: December 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.6085

Corresponding Author: Beth A. Virnig, PhD, MPH, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware St SE, MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (virni001@umn.edu).

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

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