Immune system

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Immune system

I finished 30 radiation treatments and chemo July 2019,i had a squamous cell carcinoma tumour removed from my neck and tonsils removed and lymph nodes removed, would my immune system be subsectable to catching this or other viruses or would my immunity improved by now.

Thanks

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Cancer Council Team

Re: Immune system

Hi @Alstar68 and welcome to our community!

 

I'd say your immunity would likely have improved almost a year on. How's your general health been lately?

 

I think, as with any of us, if you follow the basic guidelines of washing your hands frequently and using sanitiser, as well as following the general advice about isolating and such where we can, your risk would be lessened.

 

Have you had a chat with your GP about it at all?

 

-Kate

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