Progress has been made over the past few decades for women who are diagnosed with cancer while pregnant, leading to improved outcomes for both mother and baby. Cancer during pregnancy, however, is still a very difficult journey to navigate… Read the full story from Curetoday.com.
Elyce Cardonick-Weissman is what you might call a “niche” doctor. While she specializes in maternal fetal medicine, she has made a name for herself as the go-to physician for women who are both pregnant and have cancer.(more…)
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Elyce H. Cardonick, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine physician at Cooper University Health Care and founder of the Cancer and Pregnancy Registry, has played an integral role in helping women diagnosed with cancer during their pregnancy. Read the full story at cooperhealth.org.
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 is worried about her own survival as well as the impact of her disease on the baby she’s giving birth to. What’s more, many doctors aren’t used to dealing with this difficult situation.” Read the full post from cooperhealth.org.