Coronavirus

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommends new bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine for cancer patients, amid other updates.
We now have three widely available options for treating COVID-19. The treatment that’s best for you will depend on infection status, your symptoms, your risk for complications and your overall cancer therapy plan.
The CDC now recommends additional vaccine doses for moderately or severely immunocompromised people (such as those on active chemotherapy and transplant recipients).
Unlike other viruses that have been around for decades, COVID continues to evolve, as does the research about how effective the vaccines are in protecting people against new or recurring cases.
For some women, routine mammograms are showing swollen lymph nodes in the upper arm and armpit area on the side where they’ve received their vaccine. But that’s not a reason to be alarmed.

Revised 12/17/20

Amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, vaccination is beginning around the nation of the first FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine.

Single dad Chris Bosley is currently in his second monthlong stay at Roswell Park for treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). During his first hospitalization, back in December, he saw his parents every day and, best of all, his son three times a week.

Medical experts urge you not to wear medical gloves out in the community. Why?

The respiratory virus COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, China, and has spread to more than 100 countries around the world, including the U.S. Rates are rapidly increasing in other European countries, and more recently in the U.S.