Maintaining Quality of Care GU Cancer Treatment During the Plateau Phase of COVID-19 in British Columbia - Kim Chi

May 20, 2020

Recorded Date: April 29, 2020

Joining Alicia Morgans from Vancouver, Canada is Kim Chi discussing how his practice is now looking forward during the plateau phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Chi discusses the keys to preventing infections and preserving the health of GU cancer patients and healthcare workers as they look to reopen clinical trials and the healthcare system as a whole. In Canada, cancer surgeries are proceeding, but Dr. Chi shares cancer diagnoses are down by 20%-50% in the month of March which he believes will cause a surge of cancer patients as the healthcare system continues to reopen.


Kim Chi, MD, FRCPC, Medical Oncologist, Associate Director, Clinical Research, Vancouver Prostate Centre, Senior Research Scientist, Vancouver Prostate Centre, Chief Medical Officer & Vice President, BC Cancer Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer – Vancouver, Professor in the Department of Medicine, UBC and Co-Chair of the Genitourinary Disease Site for the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) and the Canadian Uro-Oncology Group

Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.

Read the Full Video Transcript