- •Influenza vaccination has limited efficacy in cancer patients.
- •Caregiver and family vaccination is recommended for high-risk patients.
- •Distance, age, and limited time decreased vaccine uptake in caregivers and family.
- •Efforts targeting vaccination for caregivers and family of cancer patients are needed.
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Previous presentation: Data from this manuscript were presented in part at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology annual meeting in Nashville, TN, June 2015.
Conflicts of interest: None to report.