BY Shobha Pai

Certain types of chemotherapy and radiation therapy can weaken the immune system, putting cancer patients at increased risk for life-threatening infections. Because of this, many cancer patients may need to get revaccinated against diseases they received vaccines for as children. And some may require additional vaccines or boosters to help protect such against infections.

But not all common vaccines are recommended for every cancer...

Cancerwise blog post: Vaccinations for cancer patients can differ by case