15 Jan '11, 3am

A heroic #prolife story. A mother sacrifices her life for her unborn son who, as a result, is now a young boy.

Mrs S, a 35-year-old woman in her second pregnancy, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was then four months pregnant and was offered a termination of pregnancy by a gynaecologist. But she delayed her decision to abort the baby. She told her husband: 'I am going to take my chance and let my baby live.' She came to see me in her sixth month of pregnancy and said that she had felt a painless lump in her right breast while bathing. She was then in her third month of pregnancy. The lump was firm to the touch and grew rapidly from the size of a small fishball to a golf ball within a month. Soon, there were lumps appearing in the right armpit. She consulted a surgeon who told her that she had advanced breast cancer and she was referred to a gynaecologist for an abortion prior to surgical removal of the cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Singapore. O...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/Health/News/Story/A1Story20080307-...

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