Handwashing is single-handedly the most effective way to reduce infection
When receiving chemotherapy, Geiger advises avoiding sick people.
Some vaccines include live viruses, which can harm chemotherapy patients.
Hot tubs, freshwater lakes, and ponds are usually off-limits during chemotherapy, but dangers vary by malignancy and treatment.
Keep raw meat, fish, and eggs separate from other foods and prepare them properly to avoid illness-causing microorganisms.
According to the National Cancer Institute, accidental skin tears or cuts can let bacteria into your bloodstream, causing a severe illness.
You know to brush twice a day and floss, but chemo makes basic oral hygiene even more crucial.
I don’t think we have to get out the scrub brush and scrub from head to toe or use wet wipes.
Geiger believes it's fine to sleep in the same bed with your partner, but use separate towels, utensils, and glasses to avoid contamination.