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Can you get the shingles vaccine if you received radiation treatment many years ago?

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Your doctor knows your health the best and whether there is anything about your health that would make the shingles vaccine a problem. However, there should be no reason that radiation therapy many years ago would keep you from getting the shingles vaccine. As long as your immune system is healthy, you should be able to get the vaccine.

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