Breast Cancer During Pregnancy (cont.)
In this Article
- How is breast cancer diagnosed in pregnant women?
- What if I do have cancer? Will I have to lose my baby?
- Can I breastfeed my baby if I have breast cancer?
- I had breast cancer, but I have been successfully treated for it. Is it OK for me to get pregnant? Will this harm either me or my baby?
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I had breast cancer, but I have been successfully treated for it. Is it OK for me to get pregnant? Will this harm either me or my baby?
Some doctors feel that postponing pregnancy for two years or so after being treated for breast cancer will make it less likely that your cancer will come back while you are pregnant, and lead to the problems discussed earlier in this section.
Reviewed by the doctors at The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center.
Edited by Charlotte E. Grayson, MD, WebMD, February 2004.
Portions of this page © The Cleveland Clinic 2000-2005
Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2005
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