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Are skin cancer patients at greater risk for covid-19?

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Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unlikely : There are several types of skin cancers, & most (squamous cell, basal cell) are localized & unlikely to affect one’s risk of COVID19, though melanoma skin cancer which has spread might well compromise one’s immunity & make one more prone to COVID.

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