Items Tagged ‘cancer and pregnancy’

October 6th, 2014

New Studies Suggest Cancer Treatments During Pregnancy May Be Safe


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