Cancer and Flu

Basic Information
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Living with cancer increases your risk for flu complications. We answer important questions.

Families and Caregivers
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It’s important for cancer patients’ caregivers and family members to take steps to prevent flu from spreading.

Flu Treatment
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Antiviral drugs may prevent serious flu complications. Learn more.

Featured Resources
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Learn how cancer patients can lower their risk of getting infections during chemotherapy treatment.

The Flu Vaccine Finder locates flu vaccine clinics near you. Simply enter your ZIP Code or city and state.

Page last reviewed: November 5, 2019