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Cancer, the Flu, and You

Living with cancer increases the risk for complications from influenza ("flu"). If you have cancer now or have had cancer in the past, you are at higher risk for complications from the seasonal flu or influenza, including hospitalization and death.

In this webpage, the US CDC answers some of the important questions about special considerations for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. The information is intended for cancer Patients, survivors, and caregivers.

The resource can be found at #4">http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/flu/

 

Author: CDC

Published: 10/03/2014

Publication Type: Webpage, Hygiene Advice Sheet