Impact of new laws on cancer treatment during pregnancy
Full article: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/23/health/pregnant-woman-cancer-abortion.html
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2022 that abortion is no longer a protected right under the Constitution. This landmark decision leaves regulation of abortion to the states. Cancer treatment during pregnancy may now be impacted in states that have abortion bans or limitations. (Posted 5/31/23)
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Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- I am pregnant and have cancer. How might my treatment affect my fetus?
- Are there other treatment options that may cause fewer risks for my fetus? Do these options carry more risk for me?
- What are the risks for me if I start treatment during pregnancy?
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