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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.
i know somwone who was pregnant when she was diagnosed to have ALL at 12 weeks age of gestation. chemotherapy with cyclophosphamide, vincristine, prednisone, & doxorubicin were started. three months after,the baby inside her womb died. Can it be that fetal demise was due to the chemotherapy? what other possible causes of the fetal death? a week after the fetal death, she died with the fetus still inside the uterus. what are the possible causes of her death?
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. Consult your physician.
Motherisk studies have shown higher rates of stillbirth with cancer in pregnancy. We cannot speculate as to the cause of death of the mother.