-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- People undergoing chemotherapy or other
treatments for cancer often have compromised immune systems, which
can make them more vulnerable to germ-related illness.
The American Cancer Society suggests how to help prevent serious
infections while being treated for cancer:
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