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This Forum has been the centre of an exceptional exchange of knowledge diagnosis, treatment, symptoms and other effects of cancer during pregnancy and lactation. All are welcome to review the Questions and Answers posted here, provided that they acknowledge and accept the important proviso and disclaimer below.
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Forum > Chemotherapy > Maternal
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Methotrexate and conception
How long after use of IM methotrexate (50mg/m2) for ectopic pregnacy is it safe to become ...
Possible Inhalation of Chemotherapuetic Agents during Pregnancy
I am six months pregnant and work on an oncology unit. I am extremely careful with chemot...
Occupational exposure to chemotherapeutic agents
We have a number of nurses working in our cancer centre who are at varying stages of pregn...
Conception one year after treatment
Dec 2004 I was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma Stage IIA. (24 years old) In Jan 05 ...
Discontinuation of Methotrexate
Hi, for how long before planning a pregnancy should a woman with psoriasis stop Methotrex...
Fetal effect of ABVD
I am 23 years old and I want to have children really bad!! I had Hodgkin's Lymphoma the tr...
Occupational exposure to chemotherapy
Do you have any references for research into the effects of occupational exposure to chemo...
Risk from contact with child undergoing treatment
My 3 year old granddaughter is scheduled to get low dose chemotherapy for a low grade (les...
Chemotherapy in second trimester of pregnancy
I'm interested in knowing experiences in treating lung cancer diagnosed in the 4th month o...
Cytotoxic Treatment in Pregnancy
Dear colleages, I write you requiring a consultation about the cytotoxic treatment during...
Cancer, treatment and risk of still birth
Hi,I treated a pregnant woman with high grade sarcoma in 26 weeks of pregnancy with Ifosfa...
Effects of chemo before pregnancy and within first trimester
29 yo lady treated for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia with Idaubicin and ATRA between the pe...
Effect of 5FU
Hello, This is my first visit to your forum. I have a couple of very specific questions r...
Gleevec in Pregnancy
I have a 24yr old female with CML who had been on Gleevec until she discovered she was pre...
Pregnancy after Chemotherapy
I am looking for information on women who have had children after breast cancer. I am 34 y...
Chemotherapy and Pregnancy
I have had surgery for Stage 2 breast cancer and am about to start chemotherapy. I am sixt...
Dose-modifications for antineoplastics during pregnancy
Dosing of antineoplastic drugs during pregnancy:

Several reviews exist in which poss...

Pregnancy outcome of women treated for childhood cancer
I am looking for any information about prenatal diagnostics or a special treatment of pati...
Handling chemotherapeutic agents
Is there any information available on the potential effects on fetal development for a pre...
Defence mechanisms during pregnancy
How has the human reproductive system evolved to protect the fetus from toxins in the fema...
Dear Motherisk: I had the pleasure of speaking with Amy this morning. She recommended tha...
Methotrexate, azathioprine, mercaptopurine and cyclophosphamide
My name is Dr. Judy Arnon, and I work in the Israeli Teratogen Information Service. ...
Pregnancy after chemotherapy
My 39 yr old wife has been sucessfully treated for breast cancer. Neo adjuvant chemo-adri...
Counting cancer drugs
I work in a pharmacy and I count and pour prescription drugs all day. I am aware that as a...
Working with chemotherapeutic agents
I am a genetic counsellor in Halifax. I will be seeing a patient who worked as a nurse pro...
Docetaxel in Pregnancy
I have a question about a patient who is currently taking docetaxel and is 5 weeks pregnan...
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