Know Your Risk

Know Your Risk and Take our Risk Assessment Test.

Your answers to a few questions will help estimate your risk for developing a low white blood cell count (a condition called neutropenia) and infections during your chemotherapy.  This risk is highest when your white blood cell count is at its lowest.

Click on the appropriate link below to take the test:



Healthcare Provider


Education Materials

CDC created a variety of resources for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers, including fact sheets and posters.

"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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