Cancer Patients Develop ‘Adequate’ Immune Response to COVID Vax

May 28, 2021 11:09 am

In a prospective study in Israel, 90% of cancer patients were seropositive for antibodies

By Mike Bassett

The vast majority of patients undergoing active systemic therapy for cancer exhibited an adequate immune response to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, according to … Read more

Cancer Patients Shouldn’t Let Imaging Concerns Delay COVID-19 Vaccine

March 3, 2021 7:00 pm

By Lisa Rapaport

Patients with cancer shouldn’t delay COVID-19 vaccination despite the potential for clinically evident adenopathy on imaging done after vaccination, according to recommendations from a multidisciplinary panel of scientific experts.

Vaccination-associated adenopathy or axillary swelling may appear within … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine & Patients with Cancer

January 15, 2021 6:00 pm

On December 17, 2020, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and Infectious Diseases Society of America held a “COVID-19 Vaccine & Patients with Cancer” webinar to discuss the importance of COVID-19 vaccination and to provide expert opinion on its use … Read more