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BCNA News 25 Jun 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: Information for people affected by breast cancer

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) recognises that many people have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and its potential impact on your health and cancer treatment.  We know how important it is for people affected by breast cancer to have access to credible information that can assist you in making the right decision for you, about accessing the COVID-19 vaccine.

BCNA’s My Journey has a range of information relating to COVID-19 and breast cancer. Specifically, we have built a comprehensive resource based on the latest and most trusted public health advice, about the COVID-19 vaccine for people affected by breast cancer, to help you understand why it is recommended that most people affected by cancer are vaccinated.

People with cancer are more vulnerable to contracting COVID-19 and are at a higher risk of developing a severe infection than people in the general population. Cancer organisations across the world recommend the COVID-19 vaccination for people affected by cancer

Read the My Journey COVID-19 vaccine article here