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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 was diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma stage 2 B cell type...I have a mediastinal mass, went through chemo (CHOP) and radiation to the neck. Is there an increased risk of birth defects, malformations or other problems with subsequent pregnancies? Thank you.
Consult your physician. 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.
If you are pregnant after completing therapy for the non Hodgkinslymphoma, you do not have increased risk for congenital malformations. Any increased risk is related to the chemotherapy and radiation received while being pregnant.