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armpit lump

my fiance is pregnant and has a lump in her armpit that just developed a month ago and the doctor scheduled her for a biopsy. my question is if it turns out she has breast cancer does that mean we will lose the baby due to treatment? She is only 7 weeks along in the pregnancy. please get back with me as soon as you can. thank you.
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Dear mackwell36:  If breast cancer develops during pregnancy, doctors will generally develop a plan designed to keep the pregnancy viable.  If this turns out to be the case, you might look for an oncologist at a major medical facility who has experience working with breast cancer during pregnancy.  
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