Cancer Patients

Preventing Cancer Infections: Hand Washing

How to Care for a Wound


The Effects of Low White Blood Cell Count

White Blood Cells


Healthcare Providers

Prevent Infections During Chemotherapy

3 Steps Toward Preventing Infections



Preventing Infections Among Cancer Patients

Healthcare Providers Can Protect Cancer Patients


New Tool to Prevent Infections During Chemotherapy


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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