Flu Facts for People with Cancer
Over 90,000 adults will be hospitalized and more than 6,000 will die because of influenza in one year in the United States.Adults who receive the flu vaccine are less likely:
Patients with cancer who receive the flu vaccine are also less likely to develop and experience consequences from the flu.
Key issues and concerns for cancer patients
If you are a U-M Cancer Center patientFlu shots are being administered in reception A on level B1 [View internal map]. Patients can come in and get vaccinated without a scheduled encounter/appointment with their UMCCC provider.
Still have questions?The nurses at Cancer AnswerLine™ have answers. Call 1-800-865-1125 and you'll get a personal response from one of our registered nurses, who have years of experience in caring for people with cancer.