Learn what you need to know about COVID-19 if you have cancer.
If you have cancer or have been treated for cancer in the past, you have a higher chance of getting very sick from COVID-19. Your immune system may be less able to fight infections such as COVID-19 due to your cancer or cancer treatment.
This fact sheet is for people who have cancer. It answers common questions about having cancer and COVID-19, such as:
- Do I have a higher chance of getting very sick from COVID-19 if I have cancer?
- How can I protect myself from COVID-19 if I have cancer?
- What should I do if I have symptoms of COVID-19?
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