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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.
I'm interested in knowing experiences in treating lung cancer diagnosed in the 4th month of pregnancy. It is an epidermoid tumor, T1N3M0, cis-platin is in my mind, somebody has experience with taxans, gemcitabine...I appreciate your opinions.
We are aware of only a few case reports regarding the administration of these drugs in the second trimester of pregnancy without harm to the fetus. In the absence of more definitive evidence, we would recommend caution with regard to their use at this stage of pregnancy.