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Treating cancer during pregnancy

Should you need cancer treatment while pregnant, a medical team will support you and decide with you the best treatment to minimise any risks to your baby.

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Breastfeeding and cancer treatment

Receiving treatment for cancer, including breast cancer, will affect whether you can breastfeed safely – it depends on the treatment.

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Chemotherapy | Cancer Council

What is chemotherapy? Find credible information on chemotherapy, including its side effects, how and why it's used, how it's given and more

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Treating children's cancers | Cancer Council

Each type of cancer is treated differently. In some cases, several types of cancer treatments are given. Read more about the types of treatment here

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Female fertility and cancer treatments - Cancer Council Victoria

Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery, may affect female fertility in different ways.

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Types of children’s cancers | Cancer Council

The most common types of cancers that happen in children are different from those seen in adults. Find out more about types of childhood cancers here

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Types of children’s cancers - Cancer Council Victoria

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Who can be immunised? | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Most people can be immunised, except for people with certain medical conditions and people who are severely allergic (anaphylactic) to vaccine ingredients.

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Fertility overview - Cancer Council Victoria

Cancer and its treatment may affect a person's ability to conceive a child or maintain a pregnancy.

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Treating children’s cancers - Cancer Council Victoria

This section has information about treating children’s cancers. Each type of cancer is treated differently. In some cases, several types of cancer treatments are given.

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