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Cancer treatments affect consumers' immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine, study finds

Experts say consumers undergoing chemotherapy should be aware of the potential health risks

A new study conducted by researchers from the Mayo Clinic explored some of the health risks that cancer patients face when receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

According to their findings, certain cancer treatments, including chemotherapy, CDK 4/6 inhibitors, and treatments targeted at B cells, may weaken the immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine and increase the risk of infection. 

“It is important for patients with cancer who are receiving chemotherapy to receive a COVID-19 ...

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