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How cancer can affect a pregnancy

Molly Brewer, DVM, MD (photo by Jim Howe)

Molly Brewer, DVM, MD (photo by Jim Howe)

Healthy babies can be born to mothers who are diagnosed and treated for cancer during pregnancy, says Molly Brewer, DVM, MD. She was already a veterinarian when she attended medical school at Upstate Medical University. Today she is a gynecologic oncologist in Connecticut who was invited back to Syracuse to lecture at her alma mater. She explains how the timing of any cancer treatment can determine how a developing baby is affected, and how some cancers can be treated after the baby is born.

 

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