Cancer patient with months to live drops ‘risky’ abortion plan | India News – Times of India

 Cancer patient with months to live drops 'risky' abortion plan | India News - Times of India

Mumbai: A 33-year-old Cancer patients decided not to proceed with its application for Medical termination Its about 28 weeks pregnancy after the JJ Hospital The panel told the Bombay High Court that the procedure was extreme. dangerous As the disease is in the last stage.
Justices Revathi Mohate Dere and Gauri Godse disposed of the petition on Thursday after they were told by the woman’s husband through lawyer Kanchan Pawar that he accepted the opinion of the medical committee and decided not to have the abortion. The medical report and life expectancy of the patient which is stated to be between 3-6 months, the petitioner’s counsel said…does not pressurize the petition,” the judges said.
The medical report states that it is impossible for the woman/fetus to survive to term.
The couple had approached the Bombay High Court seeking permission to terminate her then 26-week pregnancy on the grounds that the woman had been “recently diagnosed with metastatic gallbladder carcinoma that had spread to other parts of the body”. was spread in parts.”
In November, she went to the doctor because of unbearable stomach pain, her petition said. The MRI report revealed a benign tumor and his biopsy report diagnosed adenocarcinoma in the left lobe of the liver. At Tata Memorial Hospital, she was diagnosed with “metastatic carcinoma of the gallbladder that had spread to the liver”.
Doctors told the couple that they could not give her oncological treatment because of her pregnancy and explained the poor prognosis. He also explained the possible need to terminate the pregnancy as its continuation would endanger the lives of the mother and fetus.
On December 11, the judges directed the medical committee to examine the woman.
The committee’s December 13 report stated that he was suffering from “multiple liver metastases secondary to carcinoma of the gallbladder … with a life expectancy of less than 3-6 months.” “
“The committee further opined that survival of the patient and/or fetus to term is unlikely and is associated with a high risk of both maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality…. The mother is in the terminal stages of the disease. As a result of the poor survival, termination of pregnancy is recommended for the relatively better outcome of the mother, however, because of her current condition, the termination of pregnancy procedure is carried out with high risk,” the judges noted. What did

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