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Update on COVID-19 Vaccines

Halle Moore, MD, explains differences in the COVID-19 vaccines, how she's advising people with allergies to certain vaccine ingredients, and what people with breast cancer need to consider before being vaccinated.
Mar 18, 2021

Since the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved, Dr. Moore has been advising people diagnosed with cancer about what they need to know about being vaccinated. In this episode, she gives us an update on COVID vaccines, as well what people with allergies to polyethylene glycol and polysorbate should consider before being vaccinated.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Moore explain:

  • how the technology of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine differs from the technology of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines

  • why the vaccines can’t be compared head-to-head

  • how she is advising people with polyethylene glycol and polysorbate allergies about the COVID vaccines

  • what people currently being treated for breast cancer need to consider before being vaccinated

About the guest
Halle Moore, MD

Dr. Halle Moore is director of breast medical oncology and co-director of the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program at Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute. She's also associate professor of medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. Her research focuses on breast cancer treatment and issues related to cancer survivorship.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:46 PM

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