Coronavirus information for Feinberg.

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lurie Cancer Center Learning Series

COVID-19 Vaccines, Boosters, Variants and Cancer

Important questions, answered by our scientists

Register now for October 13

Event Details

In the face of soaring infection numbers caused by the highly contagious Delta variant, the evidence is clear. COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and reduce your risk of infection and complications. But twists, turns and conflicting messages have left many people confused about vaccines and booster shots – and who needs them.

Join Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD, and Michael Ison, MD, MS, for a virtual Town Hall meeting and discussion about the evolving science, the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care, and strategies for the future.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Central Time

Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Registrants will receive the connection link to a Zoom webinar.




Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD

Director, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive
Cancer Center of Northwestern University




Michael Ison, MD, MS

Medical Director, Transplant &
Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases
Northwestern Medicine


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