With time at a premium for health care workers and support staff, we are sharing this list of key resources for our cancer clinical trials community. We welcome your comments and suggestions at communications@swog.org
 

SWOG Communications

*LATEST Memorandum June 1, 2022 SWOG COVID-19 Deviation and Diagnosis Guidance

Memorandum January 25, 2021 Guidance on SWOG Trials and COVID-19 Vaccines

SWOG Active Protocol Specimen Guidance April 22, 2021

SWOG Lab and Bank Status June 1, 2021

Memorandum July 30, 2020 Canadian Cancer Trials Group Collection of COVID-19 Test Results

Form June 26, 2020 PDF Version of SWOG COVID-19 Diagnosis and Protocol Deviations Form

Memorandum June 26, 2020 SWOG COVID-19 Diagnosis and Protocol Deviations Form

Memorandum June 16, 2020 NRG Oncology Reopens Serum Bank

Memorandum June 15, 2020 Interim COVID-19 Guidance for SWOG Trials

SWOG COVID Deviation Log in PDF form April 27, 2020

Site Memorandum April 20, 2020 SWOG COVID-19 for Eligibility Visits and H&P Assessments

Site Memorandum April 20, 2020 SWOG COVID-19 Deviation Guidance

Site Memorandum April 15, 2020 Updated Guidance for SWOG Trials

Site Memorandum March 24, 2020 Guidance for SWOG Trials During COVID-19 Pandemic

For Cancer Physicians, Investigators, and Site Staff

*LATEST NCCN Issues Guidelines on COVID-19 Vaccination for Cancer Patients (version 5) January 4, 2022

Guidance for Shipment of Oral IND Agents to Clinical Trial Subjects on Clinical Trials Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program January 1, 2022

Interim Guidance for Patients on Clinical Trials Sponsored by the NCI Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program: Shipment of Oral IND Agents to Clinical Trial Subjects April 30, 2021

CIRB Updated FAQ April 22, 2020

American College of Surgeons March 21, 2020 COVID19 Guidance and Resources

American Medical Association Resources to Physicians Regarding Coronavirus March 20, 2020

American Society of Clinical Oncology Coronavirus Resources March 20, 2020
One Site for Clinical Care, Policy Updates, Meeting and More

American Society for Radiation Oncology March 16, 2020 Guidance and Resources

Association of Community Cancer Centers March 27, 2020 Coronavirus Response

COVID-19 Treatment Hub April 15, 2020 Info compilation on COVID-19 studies testing vaccines and drugs

National Cancer Institute Joint Meeting of Scientific Board of Advisors & National Cancer Advisory Board
April 9, 2020
Dr. Ned Sharpless slide presentation
Dr. Doug Lowy slide presentation
Dr. James Doroshow slide presentation

National Cancer Institute COVID-19 Guidance for Extramural and Intramural Research NCI's March 13 and March 23 interim guidance memos, as well as other statements and updates, can be found on that site, and also here

National Institutes of Health Guidance March 16, 2020 NIH-Funded Clinical Trials and Human Subjects Studies

National Comprehensive Cancer Network March 24, 2020 COVID-19 Resources

Oncology Nursing Society March 20, 2020 Interim Guidelines During COVID-19 Pandemic

U.S. Food & Drug Administration FINAL Guidance March 2020 On Conducting Clinical Trials During Pandemic

U.S. FDA Oncology Center of Excellence March 23, 2020 COVID-19 Message

For Cancer Patients

*LATEST National Comprehensive Cancer Network September 22, 2022: NCCN COVID-19 Vaccination Guide for People With Cancer

ASCO Cancer.Net What People With Cancer Need to Know by Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham

ASCO Cancer.Net Common Questions About Coronavirus and Cancer: Answers for Patients and Survivors

Cancer Support Community What Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers Need

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention How to Protect Yourself

National Cancer Institute Coronavirus: What People With Cancer Should Know

National Cancer Institute Emergency Resources for the Cancer Community

National Institutes of Health Health Information on Coronavirus

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation in an Infectious Disease Outbreak

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs VA Response to Coronavirus for Patients Receiving VA Care

Cancer Research and COVID-19

ASCO Survey on COVID-19 in Oncology Registry All U.S. Practices Can Enroll for Real-Time and Long-Term Data on Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Care

COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium Data Collection on Cancer Patients Infected with COVID-19

Journal of the American Medical Association Latest Results on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

New England Journal of Medicine COVID-19: NEJM Journal Watch Coverage

PubMed Free Access to Articles From Highly Accessed Journals, Including Research on COVID-19

Science Magazine Research, Evidence, and Data on COVID-19 Free access to literature

Oncology News

*LATEST US News & World Report, Aug 6, 2022 Fewer Smokers Tried to Quit During COVID Pandemic

Washington Post, June 12, 2022 Author Who Dealt with Cancer during Covid Offers Some Advice

HealthDay, May 24, 2022 Cancer Patients Have Even Greater Need for COVID Boosters: Study

Medscape, May 13, 2022 Cancer and COVID: What Can Increase Risk of Dying?

US News & World Report, May 5, 2022 Past History of Cancer Won't Make You More Vulnerable to Severe COVID

Medscape, April 27, 2022 Fifth COVID Shot Recommended for Patients With Cancer

STAT News, April 12, 2022 Covid Vaccines Didn’t Work for Many Cancer Patients — But Researchers Are Designing a New Shot for Them

US News & World Report, April 6, 2022 More Evidence COVID Vaccine Offers Good Protection for Most Cancer Patients

Forbes, March 29, 2022 Black People With Cancer Have Poorer Covid-19 Outcomes

Today, March 21, 2022 After Cancer Screenings Fell during COVID-19, an Effort to Reverse the Trend

CNN Health, March 18, 2022 'This Is Just the Start': Research into COVID-19 Opens Doors to Understanding Other Diseases and Conditions

United Press International, February 21, 2022 Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Death from COVID-19, Study Finds

New York Times, February 17, 2022 Vulnerable to the Virus, High-Risk Americans Feel Pain as the U.S. Moves On

MedScape, February 11, 2022 COVID and Cancer, Lessons Learned: AACR Call to Action

AP News, February 7, 2022 Cancer Rate Not Up 20 Times from COVID-19 Vaccines

MedPage Today, February 7, 2022 COVID mRNA Vaccine Equally Safe for People with Cancer

OncLive, January 27, 2022 NCCN Recommends Full COVID-19 Vaccination ASAP for Most Patients With Cancer

HemOnc Today, January 4, 2022 COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose Benefits Patients with Cancer

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