Optimizing Influenza Vaccination in Surgical Oncology Patients
Patients with gastric or pancreatic cancer, soft tissue sarcoma or
peritoneal surface malignancy who will undergo surgery with curative intent are eligible.
Exclusion Criteria:Those with a contraindication to vaccination, patients who have a
splenectomy (whether planned or not) and those who have had the flu for the year are not
Type of Study:
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Serum antibody titers will be assessed prior to vaccination.
Outcome Time Frame:
Colette R Pameijer, MD
Stony Brook University
United States: Institutional Review Board
- Immune response to influenza vaccination
- Influenza, Human
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