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Original Article Courtesy of FOX 46 Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE)- Health officials are still urging people to stay home, as much as possible, to reduce the spread of coronavirus. At the same time, health centers in many parts of the country are starting to schedule screenings and procedures again. Charlotte oncologist, Dr. Justin […]

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Oncology Specialists of Charlotte is committed to protecting the health and safety of our patients. For this reason, we have implemented the following practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic: We are offering virtual visits for patients who do not need to be seen in the clinic through Zoom, Facetime, or the Google Duo App.  Please call […]

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By Madeline Groves | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We are now screening all patients upon arrival. We are taking temperature readings and screening for symptoms and whether you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. Masks will be given to all patients. We are taking these measures in order to keep you, your family and our team members safe. If you have the […]

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Dr. Favaro discusses the challenges with treatment during COVID-19 A recent analysis of several studies of COVID-19 patients in the journal of clinical oncology showed that 2% of patients with COVID-19 have cancer; see study: A study from China published in The Lancet recently found that cancer patients with COVID had a higher risk of […]

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You can still receive the quality care that you’re used to through virtual visits! New and existing patients can schedule visits with your OSC provider for a video call using your computer or mobile device. You do not have to wait to be seen. To prepare for your virtual visit, you will need a computer […]

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Oncology Specialists of Charlotte are instituting visitor restrictions for our offices during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any of the below conditions or symptoms please call your healthcare provider for instructions. Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) = Fever 100.4 F or greater + cough or Shortness of breath and one of the following conditions Known exposure […]

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By: Justin Favaro MD, PhD Recent articles have discussed the increased risk of serious illness from coronavirus in patients that have Type A blood.  As you know there are 4 main blood types: Type A Type B Type AB Type O There are 4 main take away points from the study. 1.  Studies from Wuhan […]

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In lieu of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Oncology Specialists of Charlotte is Offering Telehealth options for their patients. How Does It Work? Please call into the office as you normally would (704-342-1900) and someone will provide you with an invite to a Zoom or Skype session. Questions About Telehealth Who is eligible for telehealth? Patients who […]

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Oncology Specialists of Charlotte is monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak closely. We are staying informed about the latest recommendations and updates. We have increased the frequency of cleaning and sanitation around our office. Also, we are increasing hand sanitizer stations to include each exam room, treatment area, the waiting lobby and the front desk. The novel […]

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE We continue to monitor Coronavirus and are taking all precautions to keep all OSC patients and customers safe. For continued updates on the virus visit the CDC website Coronavirus: What Cancer Patients Need To Know Article Courtesy FRED HUTCH NEWS SERVICE Advice for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers on who’s most at risk […]

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