Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients

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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 a common side effect of chemotherapy that increases your risk for infections.

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

Find out if you’re at high risk of getting an infection during cancer treatment on the 3 Steps website.external icon

The Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients campaign provides resources to help lower the risk of cancer patients developing potentially life-threatening infections during chemotherapy treatment.

Page last reviewed: November 10, 2020