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Question: What should I do about having lung cancer and being Pregnant? I have stage three non-small lung cancer and Im about 6weeks pregnant. This will be my third child. I dont know what to do. What should I do?

Answer: Talk to your cancer specialist and a specialist in high risk pregnancies (NOT a regular OB) to learn about what treatments CAN be done while pregnant and see what you can do while still buying time to get the baby through the pregnancy. There ARE some cancer treatments that can be done during pregnancy to attempt to slow progression while buying baby time to grow, and then when baby is out they can start the heavier stuff. Cancer treatment rarely begins instantly anyway, usually test test tests and consultations that can take up to a month at least, and then the treatment.

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