Caroline Swain: Fighting for two: cancer and pregnancy (full documentary)
Pregnancy and medicine, oct 2014

Listen to the interview on cancer in pregnancy with Prof. dr. Frédéric Amant on BBC Radio 5 Live (starts at 8:36)

BBC Radio 5 Live, Victoria Derbyshire, 26 May 2014

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Caroline Swain (35) discovered she was pregnant weeks after being diagnosed with breast cancer

Caroline underwent chemotherapy. Both Caroline and her baby survived. Her son is now 12.

 The Guardian, 18 May 2014

Caroline & her son Luke

Women sharing their stories: Caroline Swain (pdf, 266kb)

Caroline writes about her experience after being diagnosed with cancer during her pregnancy, March 2012

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Interview with our first patient, Monika Tomczuk: 'That child saved my life' (pdf, 462kb)

Translation of an article in the Belgian newspaper De Morgen, April 2007

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'Safe to treat pregnant cancer patients': an on-camera interview with Caroline and son Luke (link)

Sky News UK, February 2012

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Interview with Prof. dr. Amant on the treatment of cancer during pregnancy

eCancerTV, 14 October 2011

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Study results in the international press: 

"Chemotherapy appears safe in pregnancy: study" Reuters, 27 September 2011

"Chemotherapy Is Safe for Babies During Pregnancy, Study Shows" Bloomberg, 27 September 2011

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