A cancer care expert from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Hospital talks about what patients and their providers need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine.
CancerNetwork® was joined by David Cohn, MD, director of the Gynecologic Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Hospital, to discuss what clinicians treating patients with cancer should know about in regard to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine and the effects in their patients.
Multiple stakeholders in the cancer community as well as The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention have indicated that patients on active cancer therapy are amongst those with a critical need for immunization against the COVID-19 virus. In January 2021, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network released guidance regarding vaccinations in patients with cancer.
“Patients who are on active…