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I have cancer, am I more susceptible for meningitis?
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy are immunosuppressed and at increased risk of developing infections including meningitis.

In brief: Possibly
Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy are immunosuppressed and at increased risk of developing infections including meningitis.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends on the type
Of cancer and treatment.
Some tumors and most treatments cause immune suppression and do make the patient more susceptible to infections, including meningitis.

In brief: Depends on the type
Of cancer and treatment.
Some tumors and most treatments cause immune suppression and do make the patient more susceptible to infections, including meningitis.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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