Oct 12, 2022 It’s Flu Season Again: Here’s What Cancer Patients Need to Know


Despite the refreshing changes the season brings as the temperature slowly drops, it also comes with the seasonal flu. Just about anyone is susceptible to flu viruses, but cancer patients can be especially vulnerable. Carolyn Hayes, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN chief nursing officer at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s leading cancer program and only National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and RWJBarnabas Health Oncology Services, shares what cancer patients and their families should know about the upcoming flu season, which begins in October. Read More