COVID-19 Vaccine – Your questions answered

Information on the COVID-19 vaccine for cancer patients and immunosuppressed persons

Icon's Dr John Bashford and Dr Ian Irving answer your questions on the COVID-19 vaccine

Australians now have access to a COVID-19 vaccine, through the Australian Government’s national COVID-19 vaccine roll-out strategy. There have been many questions raised from Icon’s patient community about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine for cancer patients and immunosuppressed persons.

Icon Director of Research Dr John Bashford and Icon Medical Director Dr Ian Irving provide answers to your questions below.

Current as of 18 March 2021. Please note this information is general advice. It is important for patients to speak with their doctor for personalised advice.

Frequently asked questions

Cancer Australia have compiled answers to a variety of frequently asked questions from cancer patients about the COVID-19 vaccine, based on evidence-based information from Australia and internationally.

Click here to find out more.