This COVID-19 pandemic represents a real challenge for all national health providers: on the one hand, every effort should be made to assist COVID patients, while on the other hand, we must remember that all other diseases have not disappeared in the meanwhile and they will urgently need to be treated as soon as the pandemic is more under control.
As we maximize the effort to maintain oncological priorities, patients with benign disease also deserve attention.
In other words, it is our responsibility as urologists to limit severe sequelae of COVID-19 in our patients who have not been infected by it.
We would like to thank dr. Rossana Caroni and Dr. Gary Free for linguistic support.
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Curr Opin Urol. 2021;31(2):109-114. © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.