COVID-19 and cancer

The current COVID-19 pandemic has led to many changes in our communities. In this XRAY review we focus on the intersection between COVID-19 and cancer: who may be immunosuppressed, coping with changes in surveillance or treatment, and evaluating and dealing with media. (4/13/20)

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Expert Guidelines

CDC COVID-19 initial vaccination guidelines

CDC COVID-19 booster recommendations  

NCCN booster recommendations for people diagnosed with cancer

NCCN released recommendations for the following people diagnosed with cancer to receive COVID-19 boosters at least four weeks after their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna.  

The NCCN guideline update did not address people who received the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider

Open Clinical Trials

The following are studies on COVID and cancer:


FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.