COVID Vaccination for Cancer Patients

Many cancer patients face symptoms like fatigue and immunodeficiency because of their condition or their treatments and procedures. A common question that arises is “Can I get the COVID vaccine?” or “Should I get vaccinated?” This article outlines what cancer patients should know about getting vaccinated against the coronavirus.   So, should I get vaccinated? Patients with a compromised immunity often ask this question. If you face weight loss, weakness, or are prone to infection, you may worry that the vaccine may cause more harm than good. In fact, in these cases, it is all the more important that you…

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Rebounding from COVID-19

Contracting COVID-19 can take a major toll on your health, both mental and physical. Medical treatment should always be a priority, but there are individual steps you can take to speed up your recovery and keep yourself healthy and fit, even when quarantined. By keeping yourself active and doing some exercises, you can make your journey to recovery easier.   Where do I start? There are five main exercise areas to consider, which engage different parts of your body and systems to help you regain strength.   1) Breathing The coronavirus is known to affect the lungs and the respiratory…

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COVID Vaccination for Cancer Patients

With the coronavirus still at large, and the COVID-19 pandemic still a global disaster, it’s important to take all precautions possible, and to keep yourself and those around you safe. One of the most important safety measures is the vaccine – but what does vaccination mean for cancer patients and survivors? This article aims to address some questions and preconceptions on the vaccine, and why it’s important for cancer patients to get vaccinated whenever possible.   Which vaccines are available? There are multiple vaccines that have been approved, the three widely used and tested ones being: The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine (commonly…

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