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Hannah E. Dzimitrowicz, MD, on COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients With Cancer Receiving Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

SITC 2021

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Hannah E. Dzimitrowicz, MD, of Duke Cancer Center, discusses study results showing that in patients with melanoma and renal cell cancer receiving immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy, the COVID-19 vaccination appears to be well tolerated and safe. A higher rate of post-vaccination symptoms reported in these patients is likely related to more frequent visits compared with controls (Abstract 625).



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