Blood cancers

Study gives “reassurance” for pregnant women with Hodgkin lymphoma

Women diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma during pregnancy can be successfully treated without harming their unborn child, a study in The Lancet Haematology confirms. A retrospective study of 134 pregnant women diagnosed between 1969 and 2018 found that after the first trimester, chemotherapy can be effective with few adverse effects for the foetus. The results should ...

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