Recommendations for influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations in people receiving chemotherapy

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There is some uncertainty among oncologists about the safety and efficacy of immunising people undergoing chemotherapy against influenza and Streptococcus pneumoniae. This paper aims to summarise current information about this subject and provide recommendations for immunising this patient group. © 2005 The Royal College of Radiologists. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • Efficacy
  • Influenza vaccination
  • Pneumococcal vaccination
  • Safety

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  • Lucinda Melcher

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