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CDC – preventing infection in cancer patients

Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy are more likely to get an infection. For these people, any type of infection may become serious quickly. 

This CDC website gives information about why cancer patients are more vulnerable to infection, and what patients can do to protect themselves.  It also give references to other useful sources of information.

http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/resources/features/PreventInfections/

 

Author: CDC

Published: 10/06/2013

Publisher: CDC