A Blog Post on the Coronavirus by Dr. Breelyn Wilky, GIST Specialist
Shared with permission by Dr. Wilky.
In the words of Gandalf the Grey, we are indeed living in times that have shaken us collectively to the core. While social distancing has certainly impacted all of us worldwide, the effects on cancer patients are particularly unsettling. Life in the era of coronavirus adds another layer of uncertainty and fear to an already stressful existence, logistically, physically, and emotionally. While I certainly don’t have the answers to what life will look like over the next few weeks and months, or what the long-term impact of this pandemic will be, I thought that I would relay some of the common conversations that I’ve been having with my own patients over the past couple of weeks. Read more on Dr. Wilky’s blog…
Dr. Wilky is an Associate Professor, Director of Sarcoma Translational Research, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Deputy Associate Director for Clinical Research, University of Colorado Cancer Center, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 12801 E 17th Avenue, 8th Floor, Room 8117, Aurora, CO 80045 . Dr. Willky has been a frequent presenter at many GDOLs for the Life Raft Group.
Here is another presentation from Dr. Wilky at a Life Raft Group GDOL titled, “GIST 101”.
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