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August 3, 2021
Is a COVID Vaccine Booster Dose Necessary in Those Who Are Immunocompr...
The question of whether a booster for the COVID vaccine is necessary has been top of mind for many of our cancer patients and their loved ones. This comes with the recent uptick in news and information related to the effectiveness of the COVID vaccine in... read more
A close-up photograph of a bandaid on a person's upper arm, with a sticker that says "I got my COVID-19 vaccine" on their shirt.
February 19, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects: What You Should Know
For over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on everyone across the world. This is especially true for cancer patients, their families, and their caregivers. But now, with the development and Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of multiple... read more
A photograph of a person sitting on the floor, video chatting with someone on a tablet.
October 9, 2020
Making the Most of Telehealth Visits
Technology is bringing us closer, especially now that the COVID-19 pandemic is keeping us apart. One example is telehealth visits, which allow patients to remotely connect with their care team and receive world-class care from the comfort of their home. “... read more
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August 17, 2020
Facts About COVID-19 Through the Lens of a Virus Expert
The ever-changing nature of information surrounding COVID-19 can make it hard to pin down the facts and make safe choices for ourselves and our families. And that’s even more true if you or a loved one has cancer and are at higher risk for developing... read more
July 15, 2020
Five Ways to Support Loved Ones With Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandem...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we stay safe, and that’s especially true for people with cancer (who often have a compromised immune system). At many cancer centers (including Fox Chase), loved ones can’t visit people in the hospital or accompany... read more
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July 1, 2020
Important Questions About COVID-19 and Cancer, Answered
Several months into the global pandemic, there remain many unknowns about COVID-19 and how it might affect those with cancer. But, experts do have solid advice for some of the worries weighing on the minds of patients and their families. Here are five... read more