Getting pregnant after chemotherapy could endanger foetus: Study

Cancer

Radiation therapy may affect the support cells and blood supply of the uterus.

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What you need to know:

  • Extensive evidence shows that chemotherapy and radiation treatment are genotoxic.
  • This means they can mutate the DNA and damage chromosomes in patients' cancerous and noncancerous cells alike.

Cancer treatment, including chemotherapy and radiation, are known for their harsh after-effects.

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