Items Tagged ‘pregnancy’

April 11th, 2016

Fertility Rates Encouraging for Childhood Cancer Survivors

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Fertility rates, including pregnancy and livebirth rates, for both male and female childhood cancer survivors were recently analyzed in a large study, indicating promising data in this emotionally charged issue among young cancer survivors. The results were recently published in The Lancet Oncology. The risk of infertility among cancer survivors who are still young enough to […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, childhood cancer survivors, fertility, live birth rates, News, pregnancy, Types of Cancer


June 17th, 2015

BCM Study Findings Show That a Mother’s Diet Before Pregnancy May Affect Her Child’s Lifelong Cancer Risk

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A collaborative team of international researchers led by Dr. Robert Waterland, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics and nutrition at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor and Texas Children’s Hospital, has made an important discovery that may lead to significant changes in how the medical establishment views the importance of a […]

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Tags: News, nutritional intake, Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer), pregnancy, tumor suppressor, VTRNA2-1


October 6th, 2014

New Studies Suggest Cancer Treatments During Pregnancy May Be Safe

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Two small studies presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology annual meeting suggest that children whose mothers undergo chemotherapy or radiation for cancer during pregnancy are not at increased risk for mental development or heart problems. Although previous studies have suggested it is safe to give cancer treatment during pregnancy, some doctors and pregnant […]

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Tags: cancer and pregnancy, General, News, Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer), pregnancy, radiation therapy