My Oncologist’s nurse called to see if I could go to a special tented test site to get swabbed before my Monday treatment. So Saturday at 7 AM I got swabbed while seated in my car. I felt I was healthy and have been isolated at home, and felt sure I didn’t currently have it. Today I got the results online.
Component Your Value Standard Range
COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) PCR Source NASOPHARYNGEAL SWAB
COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) PCR NOT DETECTED
. My family is relieved. With cancer in my lungs it could be bad if I got the virus.
I had seen a report from Wuhan of worse things happening to those with cancer. I imagine the hospital/clinic wants to be safe.
Further reports from the US and France are less concerning; referring to underlying conditions of those getting Covid-19 with cancer.