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Cancer & COVID-19: the INCa (French National Cancer Institute) recommends vaccination for patients

26 Feb. 2021

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Cancer & COVID-19: the INCa (French National Cancer Institute) recommends vaccination for patients
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Cancer patients are at risk of developing severe forms of COVID-19. Furthermore, such infection presents the risk of delaying the administration of cancer treatment, hence resulting in a loss of chance in terms of expected efficacy. Vaccination for patients and their close circle, associated with abidance by protective measures, remains the best way to protect them from these risks.

This is why, the French National Cancer Institute (INCa) has reminded healthcare professionals, patients and their close circles of the importance of vaccination against COVID-19 for cancer sufferers, by providing two specific pages on the subject on its website:

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