COVID-19: Burnout rising among medical oncologists

Surveys show the profound changes to doctors’ jobs wrought by the pandemic are taking a toll

AusDoc brings you the latest news from the European Society for Medical Oncology virtual congress 2020.

Burnout among oncology professionals is becoming more prevalent as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, global surveys suggest.

The online survey results, presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) virtual congress 2020, show growing rates of distress as doctors grapple with changes to their professional duties and patient care including longer