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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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Radiation exposure during pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, or thinking about becoming pregnant, you might be worried about x-rays and other forms of radiation. It's important you discuss these concerns with your doctor.

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Cancer diagnosis during pregnancy

A cancer diagnosis during pregnancy is very rare, but it can happen. People can support and advise you in making decisions about your treatment.

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Fertility and cancer

Some cancers and cancer treatments can affect your fertility. Before starting a treatment, you might want to consider the options for preserving your fertility.

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Radiotherapy (Radiation therapy) | Cancer Council

What is radiation therapy? Find out what the side effects are, what it is used for and how effective it can be here

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Gynaecological surgery · Who's at risk? · Pelvic Floor First

Gynaecological or pelvic surgery such as a hysterectomy or pelvic radiotherapy can result in bladder problems

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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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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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Who's at risk? · Pelvic Floor First

Some people are more at risk of developing pelvic floor problems than others.

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Storing your sperm (Sperm preservation) | Healthy Male

Semen can be frozen and stored long-term for future use. If you want to father a child at a later stage, the frozen semen is thawed and used in fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF).

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