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The Cancer in Pregnancy ForumArchived Questions and Answers
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.
My boyfriend has been diagnosed with AML and completed Induction Chemo. Shortly after his hospital stay of 5 weeks and approx 1 month later after treatment I believe I am pregnant. Will I need to terminate my pregancy because of chemo side affects. What are the chances of having a normal baby?
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.
As far as we know there are no reports of human fetal damage when a father with viable sperm received chemotherapy. A close followup with ultrasonographic examinations, genetic consult and amniotic fluid exam are suggested.