How to Plan a ‘Safecation’

Posted August 17th, 2020

Summer vacation is looking a lot different due to new travel restrictions.  Traveling during a pandemic requires planning ahead, lots of advanced research, willingness to play-it-by-ear and adapting to new rules. You may be asking yourself… Is it safe to go on vacation? Where should I go? Should I drive or fly? Can I vacation […]


How to Spend Time with Friends and Family Now that COVID Restrictions are Being Relaxed

Posted August 13th, 2020

Being away from friends and family for the past 5 months has not been easy. In the beginning of the pandemic we were staying connected through video chats, drive by car visits, virtual happy hours, zoom chats, etc. Now it seems reasonable to want to spend time with friends and family in-person, at a safe […]


Preventive Cancer Screenings while Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted May 18th, 2020

What should I do…and when should I do it? I recently read an article that electronic health record data showed a sudden drop in preventative cancer screenings for March 2020 in the United States.  It showed a decrease of 86% – 94% in preventive cancer screenings for cervical, colon, and breast cancers, compared to average […]


Ways to Help and Show Support for a Loved One with Cancer during COVID-19

Posted April 17th, 2020

Changes are happening Many institutions and cancer centers have put restrictions on visitors accompanying patients for outpatient appointments. This includes patients that are receiving cancer treatments, such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. Most guidelines now state that patients can’t have anyone accompany them unless they are unable to complete the visit on their own. As […]


On the Front Lines with Cancer and COVID-19

Posted March 19th, 2020

While the rest of the world is learning how to work from home, I am focusing on providing outstanding care for my patients in a whole new way.  Of course, I am continuing to adhere to the recommended guidelines for advanced safety by enhancing hand hygiene, surface decontamination practices and avoiding contaminating my workspace.  More […]