It was stated that cancer patients can safely get the CoronaVac vaccine.
Adana City Training and Research Hospital Medical Oncology Clinic Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Timuçin Çil said that the CoronaVac vaccine applied against the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) does not pose any risk in cancer patients.
Freckle made a statement to journalists about the CoronaVac vaccine brought from China and the fight against Kovid-19.
Stating that cancer patients have an important risk group in Kovid-19, Çil said, "We have come to the vaccination process now and how to vaccinate cancer patients is one of the most important factors. Can we protect the patient in an important risk group with vaccination? The one that is frequently used is an RNA vaccine developed by BionTech and Pfizer that we all know very well. It is widely used all over the world. " said.
coronavac of vaccine used in Turkey, "inactivated vaccines" that emphasizes Prof. Dr. Freckles, "cancer we know that there is a suitable method of vaccination to their patients. Currently, the American Cancer Society, European We know that suggested Society for Medical Oncology and the Turkish Medical in Turkey Oncology Association of vaccination clearly. I need to be vaccinated necessarily for all cancer patients." he spoke.
Çil stated that they divided cancer into certain groups and continued as follows:
"Our first group is our patients who are on follow-up. They are currently not receiving any active treatment, only patients who are in the follow-up process. These patients must be vaccinated immediately when it comes to vaccination time. The second group of patients, patients who receive active treatment. Surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy. They also need to be vaccinated, but like chemotherapy, they need to be vaccinated by taking the opinion of the medical oncologist who follows the patient when the immune system is suppressed. "
Explaining that the vaccination progresses according to the order determined by the Ministry of Health, the application is carried out on patients with cancer over the age of 85, Timuçin Çil said, "All cancer patients can safely administer the dead vaccine. "Sinovac vaccine can be used safely. The flu vaccines we used before were dead vaccines. It does not pose any risk to cancer patients." used expressions.
Karaman Haber - Source: AA