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2012 | 7 | 2 | 137-141
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Vaccination in children with cancer: a debate

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Children with malignancy present an important alteration of the immune system functionality caused by the illness itself and by the therapy they undergo. Therefore, they are at high risk of contracting vaccine-preventable diseases and of developing important complications. Vaccinations represent valid devices against these infections but this condition involves two main problems: are vaccines safe in these patients? Are vaccines effective in these patients? The aim of this review is to discuss the principles of vaccination management in children with cancer.
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7
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2
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137-141
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1 - 4 - 2012
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3 - 2 - 2012
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  • Pediatric Oncology Division, Catholic University, “A. Gemelli” Hospital, 00168, Rome, Italy
  • Pediatric Oncology Division, Catholic University, “A. Gemelli” Hospital, 00168, Rome, Italy, ruggiero@rm.unicatt.it
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  • Pediatric Oncology Division, Catholic University, “A. Gemelli” Hospital, 00168, Rome, Italy
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  • Pediatric Oncology Division, Catholic University, “A. Gemelli” Hospital, 00168, Rome, Italy
  • Pediatric Oncology Division, Catholic University, “A. Gemelli” Hospital, 00168, Rome, Italy
  • Pediatric Oncology Division, Catholic University, “A. Gemelli” Hospital, 00168, Rome, Italy
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