Discovering that you’re pregnant and that you have cancer is a study in contrasts—it’s the happiest time in many women’s lives combined with one of the darkest and most terrifying. “In the midst of the joy of pregnancy there’s this frightening diagnosis,” says Generosa Grana, MD, Director of the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. “The mom-to-be […]
For many cancer survivors – both men and women alike – starting, expanding, or completing one’s family after cancer is a significant desire. But for female cancer survivors, many want to know, “Is pregnancy safe after cancer?” This is of particular concern for breast cancer survivors who may worry about the elevated estrogen levels that […]
Researching pregnant women with cancer and their children. By pooling information into a central registry we can accumulate stronger data to help oncologists, obstetricians and patients make informed decisions about treating cancer in pregnancy.
The Cancer and Pregnancy Fund of the Cooper Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.