Chemo during pregnancy studied - - Jackson, MS

Chemo during pregnancy studied

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Scientists say children who are exposed to chemotherapy while in the womb develop as normally as kids in the general population.

Researchers assessed 70 children who were exposed to three to four rounds of chemo during their mother's pregnancy. They found no difference in I-Q, hearing, growth or overall health between these children and their peers.

-Study led by researchers at Katholieke University (BEL) and published in 'The Lancet' 

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