Contraception in oncology, The Lancet - 7/02/2015

In our international registry where we collect clinical data from pregnant cancer patients, it appears that conception occurred after the cancer diagnosis in 3% of cases. These women conceived in the period of staging or during cancer treatment. Although we have now more options to treat cancer during pregnancy, it is still better to avoid pregnancy. Therefore, we advocate adequate contraception in young women recently diagnosed with cancer.

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