Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients

Getting chemo? Learn how to prevent infections and stay healthy during treatment
Visiting Friends and Family with Higher Risk for Severe Illness

This video lists steps you can take to protect friends and family who are at higher risk of getting an infection.

Featured Resources
Photo of a doctor giving a young boy a flu shot while his mother looks on

Learn what cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers should know about the flu.

Photo of a caregiver putting her hand on the head of a cancer patient who has fever

Neutropenia is common after receiving chemotherapy and increases your risk for infections.

3 steps toward preventing infections during cancer treatment: prepare, prevent, protect

The 3 Steps website estimates your risk of getting neutropenia during chemotherapy.

The Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients campaign explains how cancer patients can avoid life-threatening infections during chemotherapy treatment.