A 21-year-old member asked:
will cervical cancer hurt your baby?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Lynn Keefe answered
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Chemotherapy will, however.
Answered on Jun 4, 2013
Dr. Andrew Turrisi answered
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Assuming you mean: Diagnosed while pregnant, non-invasive might wait treatment until post partum, as might very early ia, but later stages pit woman's life versus foetal life dilemma, and balance of waiting for viability. A c-section may be needed. The cancer itself does not pass to/infect the neonate. Ca in situ and cone or cryo might lead to miscarriage and can affect fertility, as would rad hys & xrt.
Answered on Sep 9, 2019
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