Vaccination of CMLers - CML - Chronic myeloid leukemia
As with other immunosuppressants, application of live vaccines is contraindicated because the microorganisms in the vaccine could multiply and infect the patient. Inactivated and toxoid vaccines do not hold this risk, but may not be effective under imatinib therapy.
Extract of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imatinib
TKI treatment might lower the vaccine efficacy
CML patients should be vaccinated against pneumococcus
Influenza vaccination is recommended in CML patients
Extract of Guidelines for Vaccination of patients with hematological malignancies and HSCT recipients by the ECIL 7 Vaccine Group