| ]

A woman who is pregnant and has breast cancer is more likely to recover and survive disease-free than a woman who is not pregnant and has breast cancer, researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reveal. These findings, which were presented by Jennifer Litton M.D. at the 2010 Breast Cancer Symposium, will surprise most experts because people tend to associate pregnancy with worse cancer outcomes. Dr. Litton is assistant professor at MD Anderson's Department of Breast Medical Oncology.

More info: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/203248.php