New Delhi: Indian women are most likely to have breast cancer problems. It is believed that due to this, women have to face problems in becoming a mother. But if it is treated in the right time, it does not cause any problems. Health experts informed about this. According to them, pregnancy is possible for women fighting against breast cancer. It does not increase the risk of repetition, nor does any harm to the baby.
Saxena, counselor, Radiation, Oncology, HCG Cancer Center, Mumbai, said, "Yes, pregnancy is possible for breast cancer patients. There is no such reason or evidence at this time that it should be considered that after breast cancer treatment, pregnant Having a mother or infant can have some kind of risk. "
Kanchan Kaur, associate director of Cancer Institute in Medanta, Gurudram, said, "It is possible that women can continue their pregnancy during diagnosis of breast cancer and can treat their pregnancy along with it. Can give birth. "
Kaur said, "Though natural pregnancy is also possible in some." A patient at HCG was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27 and was treated in 2007. The woman opted for breast conservation instead of full breast surgery and in 2013 she gave birth to a healthy baby.
Saxena said, "Earlier, there were concerns about the increase in the risk of cancer recurrence in women who had intended to have a pregnancy, but it is good news that studies show that such a risk in pregnant women is less Compared to those women who do not conceive. " According to a report by the Indian Medical Research Council (ICMR), there were 14 lakh cancer patients in 2016 in India and there is a possibility of increasing their numbers.
According to the report, "Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Indian women as well as in cases of death due to which it is more prevalent among young age groups than in the global average." Pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase the risk of women having to suffer again.