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Breast cancer and pregnant women

Breast cancer and the pregnant women

          Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in pregnant and postpartum women. Breast cancer may be seen in about 1 in 3,000 pregnancies. At the time of pregnancy the detection of a lump may be difficult due to the changes in the breast that naturally occur in a pregnant woman. The detection of breast lump in a nursing mother may also be difficult. Pregnant women and nursing mothers should perform a monthly self-breast examination and should have clinical breast examination as part of their general prenatal examination.
Treatment of breast cancer during pregnancy

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