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Will cervical cancer hurt your baby?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Lynn Keefe
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

Chemotherapy will, however.

In brief: No

Chemotherapy will, however.
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