Protective effects of breastfeeding for mothers surviving childhood cancer

  title={Protective effects of breastfeeding for mothers surviving childhood cancer},
  author={Susan W Ogg and Melissa M. Hudson and Mary E. Randolph and J. Ledlie Klosky},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Survivorship},
IntroductionFemale childhood cancer survivors experience adverse health events secondary to cancer treatment. In healthy women, breastfeeding provides protection against many of these complications. Breastfeeding may be beneficial for mothers surviving childhood cancer by decreasing risks of, or ameliorating adverse late effects. Healthcare providers and survivors should be aware that successful lactation may be affected by previous cancer treatment.MethodsThe literature addressing lactation… 
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