Materials for Healthcare Providers

A variety of educational materials were created to help raise awareness about the importance of preventing infections in cancer patients. In addition, a wide range of expert resources was used to develop this program, including relevant websites, medical journals, and guidelines. There are a number of ways to use these resources:

  • Include them in your patients’ chemotherapy educational information;
  • Review the materials with your patients prior to their first chemotherapy session;
  • Display the posters in patient waiting areas and/or healthcare staff lounge;
  • Link your website to these resources;
  • Direct your patients to this website;
  • Distribute at health fairs.

Many of the materials listed below may be downloaded, viewed, copied, and distributed without alteration. The materials with an asterisk (*) beside them are available to order free of charge. Click here to order free copies of many of these materials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (publication numbers 22-1025--22-1028)


Print Materials


Policies and Procedures



Blog Posts


  • For more information about this program, please visit CDC's web site.

Continuing Education


Education Materials

CDC created a variety of resources for patients and healthcare providers, including a quick reference sheet, fact sheets, posters, and videos.

"I never thought seriously about the risk of infection until I was hospitalized and unable to fight a fever. It’s so important to understand what steps you can take to help protect yourself."Donna Deegan, News AnchorBreast Cancer Survivor 

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