With cases of COVID-19 on the rise across the country, the start of vaccinations among healthcare workers is the encouraging news that we’ve been waiting to know.

Health care workers getting the vaccine “will help cancer patients tremendously,” says Mashiul Chowdhury, MD, Infectious Disease Program Specialist for Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA).

Here is what cancer patients should know before getting the vaccine.

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