Pregnancy and Breast Cancer

It is difficult decisions when developing breast cancer during pregnancy. Although it is rare but breast cancer during pregnancy can still happen. One concern is to choose the treatment options that not affect the growing fetus. A suitable treatment for breast cancer need readily advises by health-care professional without affecting the baby. It will depend on what stage of pregnancy and cancer, she is in.

An own decision is crucial whether to end the pregnancy in order to receive certain associated risks with birth defects treatments such as tamoxifen, chemotherapy, radiation, and other drug-related therapies or using preferred method with limit treatment options such as surgery either a lumpectomy or mastectomy without affecting the growing fetus.

It is not medically necessary to end a pregnancy and breast cancer alone will not affect the fetus, and it is all influence by types of treatments.

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