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Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Option Overview

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The effectiveness of hormone therapy, alone or combined with chemotherapy, in treating breast cancer in pregnant women is not yet known.

Ending the pregnancy does not seem to improve the mother's chance of survival.

Because ending the pregnancy is not likely to improve the mother's chance of survival, it is not usually a treatment option.

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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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