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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 had Hodgkings disease 5 years ago , I am pregnant now , what are the risks on developing same or a new type of cancer ?
The following information should not replace the assessment and advice you have been receiving from your physician (cancer specialist, obstetrician, or any other healthcare provider). It is offered for your information only
There is no evidence of any association between pregnancy and recurrence of Hodgkin's Disease. Your risk for developing the same or new cancer should be the same as if you were not pregnant.