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COVID-19 booster shot helps vast majority of cancer patients


 News Release 16-Nov-2021
Most With no immune response after two-dose vaccination respond well to third shot
Peer-Reviewed Publication
Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Most cancer patients who had no measurable immune response after being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 were helped by a third vaccine dose, according to a new study by investigators at the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center (MECC). The findings, published online yesterday in Cancer Cell, also show that a “booster” shot is extremely beneficial for all cancer patients, who face a heightened risk of severe disease and dying from COVID-19, and particularly in people who have a blood cancer.





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