Slide Show: Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients

Cancer patients who are treated with chemotherapy are more likely to get infections. Each year in the United States, 60,000 cancer patients are hospitalized because their low white blood cell count led to a serious infection. One in 14 of these patients dies. In this slide show, the CDC offers information on the right steps to prevent infections during cancer treatment.



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