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.
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.
The COVID-19 vaccine and cancer patients
Listen to Dr John Bashford and Dr Ian Irving answer your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine in this recorded Q&A.
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.
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