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I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, done 4 chimo plus radiation therapy and 18 herceptin .
After the treatment I had a Ct scan , bone scan and a vaginal ultrasound and surprise I found out I am 10 weeks pregnant.
What are the risks for this baby? Getting pregnant only one months after the herceptin and all other tests?


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replied November 24th, 2010
First Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A17267
Hi,
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There could be chances that the baby might have some anomalies due to the drug use. The best person to discuss about individual effects of chemotherapy drugs and radiation on the pregnancy would be to discuss with a perinatologist and a pharmacologist about it. Consider getting an anomaly scan done at 20 weeks, if any major anomalies are present, it will be shown in the scan report. The investigations done might not have much effect. Herceptin use is known to be associated with oligo/anhydramnios (less or no amniotic fluid) which can get resolved after stopping the drug.
Take care.



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