As the abortion ban comes into effect, the physicians are thinking how they would help the cancer patients and what treatments will they offer.
Cancer corelates with 1 out of 1000 cancer patients, especially breast cancer, cervical cancer, melanoma, lymphoma and others.
Medications and other treatments can be toxic to the developing fetus or cause birth defects.
In some cases, hormones that are supercharged during pregnancy fuel the cancer's growth, putting the patient at greater risk.
New abortion laws allows exceptions on "Medical emergency", or "life threatening physical conditions".
Brain cancer patients are given an option for abortion if pregnancy might delay or limit the surgery or radiation.
Pregnant patients must be treated in a similar manner to the non-pregnant patients if feasible.
With the breast cancer patients, surgery can be performed early and push the chemo treatment to later pregnancy stage.
Brown stated that Physicians have always tried to treat the cancer and preserve the pregnancy.
With cases like acute leukemia, drugs have added toxin effects on the patient's body and the time does not suit the patient's.