Can COVID-19 vaccines cause breast cancer?
There are no data that suggest that COVID-19 vaccines cause cancer, lead to recurrence or to disease progression.
Can a COVID-19 vaccine affect a mammogram?
There is no link between breast cancer and the COVID vaccines. However, because swollen lymph nodes in the armpit are a known side effect of the vaccines, the CDC recommends a waiting period of at least four weeks for most women between vaccination and a mammogram.
Can the COVID-19 vaccine cause swollen lymph nodes? Swollen lymph nodes are a normal vaccine side effect, as the body produces antibodies against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Is it safe for people with cancer to get any type of vaccine?
People with cancer (or with a history of cancer) can get some vaccines, but this depends on many factors, such as the type of vaccine, the type of cancer a person has (had), if they are still being treated for cancer, and if their immune system is working properly.