COVID-19 vaccines for patients with cancer

Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective to receive while I’m undergoing cancer treatment?

The data indicates that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe. Individuals who have been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood are considered immunocompromised and are eligible to receive an additional dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Last reviewed: 
December 2021

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