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Coronavirus in Texas

Cancel chemo or risk compromised immune system? Cancer patients and oncologists confront coronavirus challenges

To combat coronavirus, hospitals and medical providers were told to cancel procedures and surgeries that aren't urgent. But cancer patients facing delayed chemotherapy treatments say the stakes are higher for them.

A doctor cares for a patient at MedSpring Urgent Care clinic on South Lamar Boulevard and Barton Springs Road in Austin.

Coronavirus in Texas

As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker, use our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, and visit our map tracker for the number of cases, deaths and tests in Texas.

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