Background: Current COVID-19 pandemic poses a significant health crisis caused by SARSCoV-
2 coronavirus around the globe, including India. Patients with cancer, especially those who underwent
treatment, may have a higher risk of getting sicker with COVID-19 disease. Medical care facilities
aim to provide proper treatment to cancer patients while minimizing the possibilities of COVID-19
Objective: The perspective article summarizes practical recommendations and perspective answers to all
difficulties so that we can better treat and care for cancer patients.
Methods: The literature search includes recent publications and guidelines/recommendations of the central
institutes of India.
Results: Social distancing, guidelines, rescheduling the treatment of stable patients, nutritional care and
telecommunication are some of the containment measures that can be applied in clinical practice in cancer
management in COVID-19 pandemic.
Conclusion: With these interventions discussed above, we can reduce the impact of this pandemic and
deliver the best care to cancer patients.