View Single Post
Old 08-23-2008, 11:27 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Panama City Beach, Florida
Posts: 1,696
xinerevelle HB User
Re: can pregnant women be around chemotherapy patients?

Cancer's not contagious, so I can't imagine why it would be a concern. Both you and the cancer patient have a suppressed immune system, so just being around ANYONE can potentially cause problems because other people can introduce new germs to the patient or pregnant woman.

I'd be more worried about the stress of dealing with your MIL's illness at a time when you are more stressed anyway.

Best of luck to you and your family.