Pregnancy and cancer: what nurses need to know
Cancer during pregnancy is rare, but could become more common, here are tips on how nurses can help, advise and support women and their families
Cancer during pregnancy is rare, but as more women are having children later in life, cancer during a pregnancy may become more common . Patients may have questions about the safety of treatments and their effects on their unborn child. Nurses can offer information and support to help pregnant women deal with uncertainties and anxiety.
How common is cancer in pregnant women?
Two women a day are diagnosed