Dr. Steve Pergam on COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

SCCA’s Steven Pergam, MD, MPH was hosted on the ASCO Daily News podcast to discuss the recent update to the NCCN guidelines about COVID-19 vaccines for immunocompromised individuals.

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SCCA strongly recommends continued vigilance for cancer patients, even those who are fully vaccinated. As cancer patients are at increased risk for COVID-19 complications and may not be as well protected from the available vaccines, patients should continue to wear masks, maintain social distancing, avoid crowds and follow guidelines and other pre-vaccine recommendations for COVID-19 prevention.