10News Explores What Cancer Patients Should Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

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Scripps MD Anderson medical director says timing is critical

A doctor prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine as it relates to what cancer patients should know abut them during treatment.

Scripps MD Anderson medical director says timing is critical

The California Department of Public Health recently announced that health care providers will soon be able to start offering COVID-19 vaccines to people with high-risk health conditions, including cancer. 10News interviewed Thomas Buchholz, MD, who shared important information about the timing of vaccines for patients who are undergoing various forms of cancer treatment. Dr. Buchholz is medical director of Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center and a Scripps Clinic physician.

See the coverage on 10News: Cancer and the COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Should Know

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